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DoD deploys online counseling to help troops, families

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Web cam capabilities hope to create more availability, anonymity

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White House wants 2011 budgets to reflect science and tech priorities

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The White House wants agencies to shift priorities as they develop their fiscal 2011 budget submissions to focus more on the administration's science and technology priorities.

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DoD taking CAC in new directions

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Biometrics, more card memory giving military more options. In the future, employees may be able to use federal ID cards on metro.

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White House takes first step to lifting cookie ban

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Cookies, other Internet tracking technologies might be in use by federal Web sites soon; public comment period concluded Monday.

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GSA tells software vendors to be ready to prove security in the cloud

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Special notice details requirements for software-as-a-service. Solicitation may be forthcoming.

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Important TSP changes have arrived

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Required minimum distributions have been eliminated for 2009 and new FERS employees no longer have to wait for employer contributions.

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Senate: Curb abuse of fed contract award fee rollovers

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In the private sector, it's not unusual for a vendor to have incentive clauses written into a contract, but in federal contracting, agencies sometimes employ the practice of "rollovers", extending add

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TSA's CrewPASS passes muster

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Security is getting tighter, yet lines are getting shorter. It's all about new procedures and technology.

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Federal agencies move closer to cloud computing

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Now that GSA has issued an RFQ, more experts think the technology will happen sooner rather than later for the federal government.

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Agencies bolster the ranks of fed contracting pros

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More spending to track, and fewer workers to do the work. That's the conundrum facing Federal agencies trying to meet the many demands of federal acquisition.

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Federal Managers Association sees benefits to FERS flu cure

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Legislative director Jessica Klement tells FederalNewsRadio's Mike Causey why it's important that a solution be found soon.

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Strengthening the federal acquisition workforce

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Because of the retirement of baby-boomers, the federal government faces the imminent departure of large numbers of senior staffers over the next 10-15 years.

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Senate completes work on more nominations

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Officials approved a range of people for various positions, from top-level cabinet undersecretries to members of the diplomatic corps.

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FAA & DOT: Special help wanted

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The FAA and the Department of Transportation join forces and hold a job fair for people with disabilities.

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In search of a better way to print

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The Government Printing Office is trying to "right-size" its printing operation.

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USPS paying for environmental performance

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USPS to offer more green for green

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MSPB's tips for success in the federal workplace

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The Merit Systems Protection Board recently conducted a survey of federal employees asking them what they think are the biggest career accelerators to launch feds up the career ladder.

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TSP accounts show gains . . . again

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Will 2009 be the year of the bull?

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Contractor award fees: thumbs up or thumbs down?

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In the world of federal contracting, no subject raises more controversy than award fees.

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NASA hires Qwest to upgrade its network

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HHS puts Grants.gov back on track

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HUD will be first agency to return to using the portal for Recovery Act grant opportunities. HHS says technology upgrades should last for two years.

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Hathaway resigns as White House cyber lead

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Melissa Hathaway led the Obama administration's report on cybersecurity.

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Recovery Board details FOIA, Privacy procedures

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DoD memo mandates cybersecurity reciprocity

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UK gov't releases best practices list of Twitter policies

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UK government official says they encourage feedback.

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DoD engages young workers with social media tools

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Army leads charge to energy security

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates has made energy independence an important priority for the Pentagon. Now, the U.S.

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DHS, states work to create Virtual USA

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GSA issues first solicitation for cloud computing

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RFQ for infrastructure-as-a-service goes to vendors on GSA Schedule 70. Capabilities include storage, virtual machines and Web hosting.

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Rep. Towns plans to fight file over-sharing

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Congressman wants outlaw insecure, open network, peer-to-peer software from all government and contractor computers and networks.

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President nominates Werfel to be OMB controller

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He also nominates new CPSC commissioner and chairwoman of Merit Systems Protection Board.

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White House launches governmentwide review of information sharing

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President appoints Mike Resnick to be the new senior director for information sharing policy.

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Search continues for missing NARA hard drive

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In the process of converting Clinton-era White House documents to a new electronic storage system, the National Archives turns to popular portable digital storage devices.

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Changes to federal cookie policy facing legislative hurdle?

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White House says provision in financial services bill not a problem. Administration not taken any steps to work with Congress on changes to the law.

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Trade association says contractors are not the target

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OMB memos "all about the workforce." Moves to reduce federal contracting does not mean cutting federal contractors, according to a contracting trade association.

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Senate panel races with nominations, laws, to adjournment

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As the days tick down to Congress' August recess, one Senate committee deals with a long list of Administration nominations, and pending legislation.

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OMB releases new contracting guidelines

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GSA recognizes contracting excellences

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Senate panel has busy markup session

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Wednesday morning was busy.

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More transparency means more satisfaction about gov't Web sites

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Study from ForeSee Results suggests transparency and user satisfaction go hand-in-hand when it comes to agency sites online.

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Transparency Corps aims to make gov't more open

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Sunlight Labs Director Clay Johnson says group consists of a few hundred so far, but they're always looking for more help.

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The Golden Years: getting there from here

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Rising medical costs, lengthening life spans, inflation, taxes and concerns about retiree medical benefits conspire to make retirement "the most expensive goal that we'll ever have to fund."

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OMB eyes Sept. 9 to launch cloud storefront

http://www.federalnewsradio.com?nid=35&sid=1728148

GSA putting pieces in place through acquisition process. RFQ for infrastructure-as-a-service expected soon, and more information about software-as-a-service coming too.

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Social networks enhance federal career advancement

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There are many paths to career advancement in the federal government. And those paths are just a little smoother because of some new ways to communicate available to just about any fed.

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DHS names Spires as new CIO

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New NTSB chair sworn in

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USPS now on GAO High Risk List

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Congress allocates more for e-gov fund than ever before

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President names new archivist

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Fall enrollment begins for GSA's Web Manager University

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Classes focus on a range of issues, including the utilization of social media at your agency.

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