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USPS gets ahead of missing packages with AI edge computing

The Postal Service is rolling out artificial intelligence tools across 195 of its processing centers to give the agency greater visibility into the terabytes of data it already captures from incoming packages each day.

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After Fort Hood review, Army adding civilian leadership to criminal investigations

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Happy Public Service Recognition Week!

Pam Coleman, associate director of performance and personnel management at the Office of Management and Budget, and Kathleen McGettigan, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, wished federal employees a Happy Public Service Recognition Week. Throughout the month of May, Federal News Network wants to show federal employees and contractors how much we appreciate their dedication to us all. You can, too! Send a personalized e-card to the folks who have exemplified public service during this unprecedented and trying time.

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Jeff Neal

Let's thank public servants by strengthening the merit-based civil service

If we truly want to honor them, let’s take the next steps to make certain they are able to continue to do their jobs.

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A threat-based methodology is FedRAMP’s next step toward simplicity with rigor

The Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) saw a huge increase in reuse of cloud security packages in fiscal 2020 and the program management office is taking steps to make it easier in 2021 and beyond.

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An update on a big program to help cybersecurity of the defense industrial base

Even for the government, the Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is a complicated apparatus.

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Mission Advancers accelerate IT modernization projects through low-code

IT modernization used to be an overwhelming concept, often evoking fears of spending billions of dollars with no guarantees of success. While it used to pose the threat of taking years to implement, that is no longer the reality. Low-code has changed the game, allowing agencies to accelerate modernization timelines to the point where they can see an impact in a matter of months, not years.

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Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

There’s bipartisan consensus transportation security officers are underpaid, but Congress can’t yet agree on the best path for raising TSA salaries.

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Only 40 military bases still have COVID restrictions in place as of May 5

A total of 190 military bases around the globe no longer have travel restrictions.

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DHS set to launch its 'most significant hiring initiative' as part of cyber workforce sprint

The Department of Homeland Security is building momentum on its plans to get ahead of an escalating ransomware threat, and getting started on 60-day sprint focused on ramping up its cyber workforce to get ahead of these threats.

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A former federal cybersecurity chief is now helping from an academic standpoint

The Software Engineering Institute, operated by Carnegie Mellon University as a federally funded research and development center, has a new name at its CERT Division.

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Pay & Benefits

NTEU president makes the case for unions in the federal workplace

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Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

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Technology

A former federal cybersecurity chief is now helping from an academic standpoint

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Workforce

Let’s thank public servants by strengthening the merit-based civil service

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Pentagon preparing sole-source contract to replace Defense Travel System

Pentagon preparing sole-source contract to replace Defense Travel System