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    New OPM guidance addresses locality pay and travel costs for remote workers

    A new document addresses a range of considerations for post-pandemic workforce planning in the context of current regulations. 07/26/2021

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    Hyten: Combat cloud needed to bolster collaboration with allies, partners

    Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said building a combat cloud with correctly tagged data would allow service members, allies and partners alike to login from anywhere with their credentials and biometrics so the U.S. can take full advantage of the capabilities they have to offer. 07/26/2021

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    VA mandates vaccines for clinical staff

    Agency chief Denis McDonough cited the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 as part of the reason behind the new vaccination policy. 07/26/2021

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    Why VA's electronic health record mega-project is failing

    The agency's former top technology official explains how management problems, reliance on outmoded development methodology and lack of customer buy-in are combining to sink (for now) a critical modernization project at the Department of Veterans Affairs. 07/26/2021

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    What ever happened to innovation in government?

    Steve Kelman wonders whether the federal IT community has lost its focus on truly transforming the way government functions. 07/26/2021

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    FCW Insider: July 26, 2021

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 07/26/2021

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    House panel advances slate of cybersecurity bills

    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said eight new bills will bring the United States "one step closer to a safer and more secure wireless future." 07/25/2021

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    The workforce and mission arguments for modernizing human capital management systems

    HCM software can help improve efficiency through self-service and automation, enable HR to better understand and address employee wellbeing and engagement, and prepare for the future while aligning people resources with the organization’s mission today. 07/23/2021

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    Senate NDAA pushes for more domestic production, increased cyber authorities

    The Senate Armed Services Committee passed its version of the 2022 defense authorization bill, calling for more cyber authorities, tech-favoring acquisition policies, and domestic production of critical materials. 07/23/2021

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    Why VA's electronic health record mega-project is failing

    The agency's former top technology official explains how management problems, reliance on outmoded development methodology and lack of customer buy-in are combining to sink (for now) a critical modernization project at the Department of Veterans Affairs. 07/26/2021

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    The workforce and mission arguments for modernizing human capital management systems

    HCM software can help improve efficiency through self-service and automation, enable HR to better understand and address employee wellbeing and engagement, and prepare for the future while aligning people resources with the organization’s mission today. 07/23/2021

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    A procurement paradigm for digital government

    By contracting with emerging technology companies that can create and deploy data-driven solutions, agencies can cut down on the number of government contracts and the associated red tape. 07/16/2021