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GIVA Little Hope This Season

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GIVA is an online platform that connects givers with real individuals in need.

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Safety And Efficiency In The Boiler Room [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Got a boiler room in your home or company’s basement?

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Barrels and Ammunition

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One idea of organizational practice is the idea of barrels and ammunition. For a lot of organizations, the thought is often that by adding more people you’ll be able to increase output.

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Brownfield Redevelopment in Galway, Ireland Gives the Harbor A Second Life

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With regards to redevelopment, a brownfield is land that has been previously used for industrial purposes.

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The Sony Hack, It’s Still Not War Or Terrorism

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By SeanLawson

For more than a decade we have heard constant warnings about the coming of “cyber war” and “cyber terrorism.” The prophets of cyber doom have promised that cyber attacks are jus

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Not every GI is a Joe! VA works to help growing number of female veterans

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“Not every GI is a Joe.” “Please, don’t call me Mister” These are the titles of a series of posters that the Department of Veterans Affairs has put up across its vast ho

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Celebrating the Wilderness Act of 1964, and Celebrating Wildness in Cities

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September 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the signing into U.S. law of the Wilderness Act.

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Learning to Ride a Bike Isn't Child's Play" Montreuil, France's Six-Level Bike School

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Is there a perfect age for learning to ride a bike? Not necessarily.

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Young People in Food: North Dakotans Hannah and Jonathan Moser Bring Local to Big Ag Country

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After graduating college, Hannah and Jonathan Moser learned the mechanics of CSA management while working on a vegetable farm in Australia.

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19 Duncan Street Bought for $47 million

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Last week it was announced that Allied Properties and Westbank have acquired 19 Duncan Street in Toronto for $47 million.

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Christmas Gifts for the Little Urbanist

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Your grandpa played with toy trains. Your mom loved her wooden school bus. You loved to construct public buildings out of Lego, and now your kid can’t stop reading Richard Scarry books.

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Municipal website encourages residents to shop local (with related video)

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In Queen Creek, Ariz., the town's website is the primary portal to the community and a one-stop shop for local business owners looking for promotional support.

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Obama Makes it Official: 1 Percent Pay Raise For 2015

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President issues order implementing increase for civilian federal employees and uniformed military service members.

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Obama gives federal workers a 2015 pay raise

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President Obama on Friday ordered a 1-percent pay raise for federal employees, giving them only their second mandatory wage increase in the past five years. The salary bump will take effect on Jan.

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Navy’s $2.5B Plan for Shipboard Networks Hits Snag after GAO Partially Upholds Protest

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GAO's action could further delay Navy's plans to upgrade the nation’s surface warship fleet.

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Cities Adopt Cloud-Based Approaches to Disaster Recovery

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Information technology downtime is a costly proposition.

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Defense authorization bill changes small biz contracting

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The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act will impact small business contractors including the use of reverse auctions, women-owned businesses and data gathering. We review several provisions.

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Environmentalists Split With the Obama Administration Over Key Power Plant Rules

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The Obama administration is offering the first-ever regulations on the waste from coal-fired plants.

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There’s Still No Governmentwide Definition of the Internet of Things

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Key questions about the emerging technology remain unanswered, and the government is still firming up the basics.

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Living the One Planet Life at the UK's 15 year old Sustainable Community

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Hockerton housing cooperative is one of the UK's best-known example of one planet living.

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Becoming a Digital Master: A Conversation with George Westerman

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Lessons on digital transformation from Nike, Burberry and Starbucks.

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The Cops vs. the Mayor: Bill de Blasio's Big Headache

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Can the liberal NYC mayor mend fences with increasingly hostile police leadership just as he needs the force to handle protests against bad policing?

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New D.C.-area Express Toll Lanes Test P3 Financing Models

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Toll projects so far have proven to be the riskiest types of public-private partnerships.

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BAE Systems to provide C4I system lifecycle support under $28.4M Navy contract

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BAE Systems has won a $28.4 million contract in to support the Navy’s the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Integrated Communication and Information Systems Division.

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Year in Review: Obama's Holds End of 2014 News Conference

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Before he left for a Hawaii vacation, the president had big words for Sony at his annual year-end presser.

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PSC elects, reelects board members, executive committee members

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The Professional Services Council has elected new members as well as reelected continuing members to its board of directors and executive committee.

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FBI Provides An Update On #SonyHack Investigation Including Some Tech Details On Attribution

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By Bob Gourley

The FBI just posted the first official written articulation of why they believe North Korea is linked to the ongoing Sony Hack.

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General Dynamics wins $36.5M contract to support submarine technologies

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General Dynamics has won a $36.5 million contract modification to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms for the Navy.

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A Computer Can Probably Create as Many Special Snowflakes as Nature

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Given enough time, enough storage, and enough information on how a snowflake's path affects its growth, the answer is... maybe.

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How Even the Remotest Parts of the World Are Getting Mobile Coverage

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A new device is using regular radio spectrum to connect to mobile phones in its area.

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OMB Trumpets Progress on Tracking Contractor Performance and Other Cross-Agency Goals

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Obama push for data-driven management is paying off, according to update.

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Uber Agrees to Stand Down in Portland

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Oregon's largest city gets the infamous disruptor to cease operations for three months.

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Acuitus wins $45M Navy contract for help desk IT training

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Acuitus has won a $45 million contract to provide help desk IT training in support of the Navy’s Center for Information Dominance.

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Possible Furlough Days Coming to IRS Employees

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Full-day agency shutdowns could complement hiring freeze and overtime suspension.

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Obama Signs TSP Bill Into Law

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Smart Savings Act will automatically enroll new feds into a more diverse, age-appropriate fund rather than the safer G Fund.

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OpenGov Voices: How California's putting big local government data online

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Marc Joffe, founder of Public Sector Credit Solutions. Image credit: Public Sector Credit Solutions

Many state governments in the U.S. collect and report local government data.

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Game Change: Three Reasons Why #SonyHack Will Change Security

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By Anup Ghosh

Editor’s note: As an advisor to Invincea I closely track not only their capabilities but the context they provide the community. Anup Ghosh, CEO of Invincea published well reaso

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Raytheon wins $42.6M contract for broadcast terminals

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Raytheon has won a $42.6 million contract to support the Navy’s global broadcast service (GBS) below deck terminals.

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How to avoid a deadly case of incumbent-itis

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Incumbents still win 60 percent of their recompetes, but that means there's a 40 percent chance of losing. Here's how to avoid adding to that statistic.

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What to expect in mobile computing trends in 2015 (with related video)

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Jerker Hellström, CEO of rugged computer maker Handheld, offers his take on key trends in mobile computing in 2015.

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SAS: Giving us the power to know since 1976

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By Bob Gourley

With this post CTOvision is initiating coverage of SAS.

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'The Interview' Is Not the First Time Hollywood Has Killed a World Leader in a Movie

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It's also not the first time that Hollywood has caved to world pressure.

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U.S. Officially Blames North Korea for Sony Hack

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The reclusive regime is at fault for the unprecedented cyberattack that prompted the canceled release of The Interview, investigators have determined.

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House VA, Small Biz Committee Chairs Ask OFPP to Issue Reverse Auction Guidelines

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The chairmen of the House Veterans Affairs and Small Business committees are calling on the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to issue guidance on the use of reverse auctions, Federal News Radi

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First POST: MonopSony

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Debating whether the Sony hack is a national security issue; living in the Age of Outrage; how Black Twitter is changing the civil rights scene; and much, much more.

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Four short links: 19 December 2014

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  1. Distinguishing Cause and Effect using Observational Data — research paper evaluating effectiveness of the “additive noise” test,
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A holiday surprise from our friends at Cards Against Humanity

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FBI: North Korea Behind Sony Hack

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The FBI has determined the North Korean government was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the agency said in a statement Friday.

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GOP Governors Eyeing the White House Have Plenty to Lose at Home

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The road to the White House comes riddled with potholes for four Republican governors as they prepare for 2015’s legislative sessions.

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