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Defense Acquisition University president reflects on changes

After almost 50 years of service, Frank Anderson is retiring.

Monday - 08/16/2010, 04:30pm EDT
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Low confidence in government deters jobseekers

A new poll shows interesting results.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 04:42pm EDT
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Contractor biking for charity makes his way home

On a cross-country trek to raise money for cancer, this government contractor is about to come home.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 04:22pm EDT
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Verizon: Most data breaches avoidable

A new report shows stunning results.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 04:10pm EDT
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Verizon and Secret Service team up for cybersecurity

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 03:33pm EDT
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Justice sues Oracle, claiming fraud

A major federal contractor is on the hot seat.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 03:30pm EDT
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ThinkUp: New ideas

A new, free installable web application lets collects and organizes replies to your conversations on Twitter, Facebook and other networks.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:58pm EDT

GSA SLAMs IT

The General Services Administration has taken an 18 month timeline, and compressed it into about eight weeks.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:54pm EDT

Forecasters expect world population to reach 7 billion next year

With 267 people being born every minute and only 108 dying, developing countries are adding more than 80 million people to the world's population every year.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:42pm EDT

Government departments spend 6m on search engines

U.K. government departments want to make sure their websites appear on search engine results pages.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:37pm EDT

Pentagon returns Wikileaks suspect to U.S.

The suspect was returned to the United States from a base in Kuwait Thursday.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:22pm EDT

Industry wants changes in DoD contract reforms

Specifically, Industry is focusing on the transition of contracted work to federal employees, and restrictions on what criteria are used in contract awards.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:17pm EDT

Budget office nominee received huge Citigroup bonus

Records reveal a huge Citigroup payout to the man President Obama wants to head the Office of Management and Budget.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:11pm EDT

Craigslist creator tries to bring transparency initiative out of the shadows

The Craigslist founder laments that the White House's open government initiative hasn't received much attention.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:00pm EDT

What is Gov 2.0?

How Web 2.0 tools can help the government.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:54pm EDT

GSA schedules: Are agencies paying too much?

Columnist Steve Kelman offers his insight.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:49pm EDT

What should President Obama read?

Slate readers make suggestions for the president's summer reading list.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:41pm EDT

NIH providing satisfaction on the web

Four federal websites meet or exceed the private sector's highest score. How? Why? We ask Joyce Backus at NIH.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 09:46am EDT
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NARA declassification chief tackles backlog

For years, a huge backlog of government agency documents in need of declassification has piled up at the National Archives and Records Administration. Now, however, a woman whose name is familiar in the federal declassification community is on board at NARA, taking the first steps toward whittling away at that backlog of 410 million pages of documents by a seemingly impossible deadline set in the law.

Friday - 07/23/2010, 07:11am EDT
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How Defense feds prepare for deployment

The CEW is a workforce of Department of Defense civilians trained and equipped to deploy oversees in support of worldwide military missions. We learn more about it from Frank DiGiovanni, the Acting Director of Readiness and Training Policy and Programs at Defense.

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 10:42am EDT
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