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SBA executives ‘beyond doubt’ that teleworking employees are more productive

SBA’s chief human capital officer says the agency is looking at permanent telework as a strategy to recruit from a broader pool of talent.

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State Department cyber diplomacy bill seeks to fill ‘missing piece’ in interagency defense

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When it comes to open source, culture continues to eat strategy, policy for lunch

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From 'cloud-intolerant' to cloud native, Navy networks are undergoing a transformation

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Watch DoD Cloud Exchange - on demand!

If you missed any of our exclusive, three-day special event with Defense Department industry experts, have no fear. You can catch up on all the insights with feds and vendors in the DoD Cloud Exchange Archive, like this conversation between Rob Carey, the president of Cloudera Government Solutions, and Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin about developing a good cloud strategy.

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Step increases are 'nearly automatic' for most federal employees, MSPB says

According to an analysis from the Merit Systems Protection Board, agencies deny performance-based step increases and salary bumps to one in every 1,000 employees.

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Maryland IT secretary: ‘Cloud strategy is going to center initially on security’

When it comes to the cloud, state governments, like the one in Maryland, are combining commercial-cloud providers with their own data centers for mission delivery, backup and recovery.

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Knowing when to dig, when to draw the line in federal data investigations

Data is a blessing and a curse, but some entities are using it successfully, and changing their approach.

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What allotment loans mean for government employees

Allotment loans provide an option for federal government employees who have bad credit to get a loan with favorable terms.

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Inglis, Easterly tapped for cyber leadership roles at White House, CISA

President Joe Biden plans to nominate two former members of the NSA to lead CISA and the new White House cyber director office.

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IRS too ‘outgunned’ to shrink $1T tax gap, Rettig tells Congress

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig said cuts to the agency’s enforcement operations mean the tax gap between what taxpayers owe and what the agency collects is likely to reach $1 trillion annually.

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For 30 years, she's risen through this agency's ranks, always with the constituents in mind

Kimberly Price, director of policy and systems for the Railroad Retirement Board, is being honored by the Federal Managers Association as Manager of the Year.

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Demand for post office services remains high, but USPS plan looks to cut hours

Through it all, USPS dealt with critical shortages of its employees, mail delays and a slew of federal lawsuits.

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Defense News

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DoD is still unbalanced on readiness, but is it trying to do too much?

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Digital modernization never finished for DISA, but chasing trends isn’t the answer

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Pay & Benefits

Some lawmakers want to rethink military benefits as service member families go hungry

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Retirement claims backlog continues to rise, exceeding January’s 8-year record

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Technology

State Department cyber diplomacy bill seeks to fill ‘missing piece’ in interagency defense

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When it comes to open source, culture continues to eat strategy, policy for lunch

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SBA

SBA executives ‘beyond doubt’ that teleworking employees are more productive

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SBA executives ‘beyond doubt’ that teleworking employees are more productive

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For 30 years, she’s risen through this agency’s ranks, always with the constituents in mind

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