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Certain unconscious bias training is OK for federal contractors, Labor says

Federal contractors can continue unconscious bias programs and still meet the demands of the president’s recent executive order on diversity and inclusion training, Labor Department says, as long as programs don’t touch on “white fragility” or “white privilege.”

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Data organization is holding back the Advanced Battle Management System

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Energy’s Oak Ridge Lab adapting cybersecurity for this new boundaryless environment

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

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A federal employee's guide to Trump and Biden's 2020 campaign platforms

Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Here's where they stand on the issues important to federal employees, including pay, benefits and government oversight.

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Developments around the corner for defense contractors affected by COVID

Defense contractors should pay close attention to two developments. An update on payments to contractors who can’t get into facilities, and a review of how the Pentagon spent its pandemic stimulus money.

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With initial urgency passed, agencies using pandemic to rethink, innovate processes

The State Department created an intra-agency team to reimagine many of its business and administrative processes now that the initial urgency of the pandemic has passed.

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Some agencies not fulfilling open data reporting requirements

The Open Government Data Act calls on agencies to make their data publicly available, and for OMB to track it. Some of it isn’t happening says the Government Accountability Office.

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Delivering the Air Force Network of the Future - Today

The Air Force is driving innovation and IT modernization with Enterprise IT-as-a-Service. EITaaS enables USAF to accelerate service delivery while moving away from complex acquisitions and purpose-built systems. This strategy can help integrate warfighting capabilities and assets, giving airmen faster access to advanced technologies.

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New book details why US is on track to lose true 'superpower' status

If you extend economic trend lines, by 2040 the US won’t be the leading nation. David Walker thinks we may not be a superpower at all. He’s published a book laying it all in detail.

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USDA stands up 500 data dashboards from executive brainstorming

Nearly a year into the Trump administration’s Federal Data Strategy, agencies have taken big steps in making data analytics the foundation for executive decision-making.

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DoD study suggests it’s very hard to contract COVID-19 on an airplane

According to the study, under normal conditions on a commercial jetliner, it would take several consecutive days onboard an aircraft for one COVID-infected passenger to infect another.

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NOAA Fisheries sail toward democratizing software development

“Our organization has about 4,000 people scattered in about 50 locations. And thanks to COVID, it’s become 4,000 locations,” said Roy Varghese, the chief information officer at NOAA Fisheries.

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Data organization is holding back the Advanced Battle Management System

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Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

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A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

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Data organization is holding back the Advanced Battle Management System

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Energy’s Oak Ridge Lab adapting cybersecurity for this new boundaryless environment

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

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