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Report: DoD Lifts Hiring Freeze for All Civilian Positions

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Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has issued a memorandum that lifts all restrictions on civilian hiring across the Defense Department and instructed all DoD officials to carefully examine re

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Neal Ford on evolutionary architecture

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The O’Reilly Programming Podcast: Building an architecture that can adapt to change.

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Report: Defense Leaders Discuss Threats Against US Military Operational Dominance

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Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has said the U.S.

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Air Force Inaugurates Space Flag Training Event to Prepare Pilots for Potential Space Scenarios

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The U.S. Air Force has commenced an inaugural event that aims to help warfighters prepare for operations, problem solving missions and potential conflicts in space, Space News reported Wednesday.

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The Tech Agencies Need to Supercharge Mobile Strategies and Citizen Engagement  

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Improving citizens' lives isn't just building a mobile app.

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The three stages of design thinking adoption

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Jordan Shade discusses the process of measuring adoption in order to be better at design thinking.

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Four short links: 4 May 2017

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Secure Coding, Bank Account API, Font Recognition, and How to Write a Paper

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How the TensorFlow team handles open source support

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Improving software with the help of a community takes patience and organization.

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Data preparation in the age of deep learning

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The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Lukas Biewald on why companies are spending millions of dollars on labeled data sets.

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Tips for managing metadata in a data lake

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Metadata is central to a modern data architecture.

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House Passes $1.1T Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Spending Bill

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The House voted 309-118 Wednesday to pass a potential $1.1 trillion budget package to fund the federal government for the remaining months of fiscal 2017, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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Report: Rep. Mac Thornberry to Introduce Military Weapons Acquisition Reform Bill

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Rep.

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House Committee OKs Small Business Cyber Assistance Bill

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The House Science Committee has approved by a voice vote a bill that would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology to provide small businesses with guidance and resources to counter

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Los Angeles, Microsoft Unveil Chip: New Chatbot Project Centered on Streamlining

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The city of Los Angeles’ newest IT employee is an as-yet unsung hero who assisted more than 180 people in 24 hours and has answered more than 1,400 queries to the n

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Colorado Turns to 'Mini-Bids' to Streamline, Simplify IT Procurement

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Traditional government procurement processes are often considered problematic, which is why many jurisdictions (think

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Arizona Management Systems Principles Improve State Processes, Save Millions

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It’s been more than four-and-a-half years since former Arizona Gov.

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Law Enforcement Agencies' Requests for Facebook Data Continue to Rise

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Young and old alike, Facebook is where millions of people around the world share details of their lives that might have gone unshared 13 years ago.

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The not-so-hostile takeover of Robbins Gioia

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What did Brad King do after he was fired as the CEO of Robbins Gioia? He went out, got the money and then bought the company. Here's the story about his return.

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Protest season opens for $231M Army training contract

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The first of what could be several bid protests have been filed against a $231 million Army contract for training and education support.

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FedBid reports new Commerce reverse auction contract

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FedBid has received a new reverse auction contract from the Commerce Department that represents the company's third such Cabinet-level award in three weeks.

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Barbara Sido to Serve as NARFE Executive Director

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Barbara Sido, a Certified Association Executive and former vice president of knowledge and professional practice at the American Institute for Architects, has been appointed to serve as executive dir

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MTSI becomes newest full employee-owned contractor

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MTSI joins the group of government services contractors under a full employee ownership model.

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DLT brings in former immixGroup chief as CEO

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DLT Solutions has brought on former immixGroup CEO Art Richer as its new chief executive.

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General Dynamics eyes cyber product growth through Advatech division buy

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General Dynamics acquires a business unit of Advatech to add a pair of new cyber product lines for military users.

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Report: Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Bill Includes Army Apache Modernization Funds

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An omnibus spending bill introduced by congressional appropriators would fund the modernization and procurement of AH-64 Apache helicopters for the U.S.

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Calibre Systems elevates three to EVP ranks

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Government services contractor Calibre Systems promotes and gives executive vice president titles to three members of its management team.

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DHS Cyber Division Explores Early Threat Notification for Small Businesses

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The cybersecurity division within the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has launched a research project that aims to establish a cyber threat notification stra

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Army’s Darrell Williams Gets Lt. Gen. Rank to Head DLA as New Director

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U.S. Army Maj. Gen.

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IndieBio 2017

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A look at the cutting-edge technology featured at the most recent IndieBio Demo Day.

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Ashish Verma on building the ideal data organization

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How to hire the right team and reorganize into a data-driven organization.

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Jan Machacek on reactive systems and shifting business demands

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The O’Reilly Podcast: Achieving pure scalability when designing distributed architecture.

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Four short links: 3 May 2017

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Amazon Economics, IoT Security, Counterfeit Numbers, and HUD Car Chase

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NASA Launches Challenge to Accelerate Design Software Operations on Supercomputer

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NASA has launched a competition for computer programmers to modify the agency’s design software to speed up operations by 10,000 times on NASA’s Pleiades supercomputer.

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GAO: DOE Needs to Implement Invoice Review Policies, Data Analytics to Manage Fraud Risks

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The Government Accountability Office has called on the Energy Department to adopt data analytics tools and develop invoice review procedures and policies in order to manage improper payments and fra

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The One-Two Knockout Punch for Broadband — Co-ops Partner With Local Government

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Though the chances of a broadband stimulus program similar to the one at start of the Obama administration are looking slim, going back further in history points to a tac

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ODNI Report: NSA Collected Over 151M Records of US Citizens’ Phone Calls in 2016

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An annual report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence says the National Security Agency gathered at least 151 million phone call records of U.S.

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Pushing Body-Cam Video to the Cloud: Is Utah's Network Up to the Task?

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Mike Hussey has a broadband problem.

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Alabama Office of IT Is One Signature Away from Autonomy

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For roughly the last five months, the Alabama Office of Information Technology (OIT) has been operating under a new structure that pulls it out from under its original fo

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Noblis, LS Technologies to share potential $803M FAA acquisition support contract

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LS Technologies and Noblis will work with the FAA to carry out acquisitions and other communications programs under a potential seven-year, $803 million contract.

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Legacy Systems: They Are All Fundamentally Obsolete

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Some people are afraid to wake sleeping giants, but it's the giants that may not wake the next day that keep government IT personnel up at night.

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7 GovCon myths that need busting

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There are no easy answers for cracking the federal market and here are seven common myths you need to ignore if you want to find your way to success.

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Trump launches tech council

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The White House is launching the American Technology Council to move along efforts to transform and modernize federal IT.

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Today in OpenGov: Congress loves data, Investigating Trump’s ethics waivers, and more…

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In today's edition, we investigate a threat to the Sunshine State's sunshine law, explore the wave of data focused legislation being introduced in Congress, try to find the waivers that Pre

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Today in OpenGov: Opening CRS Reports, funding legislative information, and more…

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In today's edition, we push for Congressional Research Service reports to be made public, argue for stronger congressional oversight on executive branch transparency, leverage FOIA to explore A

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DHS wants to look over your shoulder

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The Homeland Security Department is ready to hold what it calls a reverse industry day to see how companies prepare to do business with DHS.

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President Launches New Tech Group

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President Donald Trump has launched the American Technology Council via executive order on May 1, 2017.

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GAO: OMB Should Address Data Quality Challenges Ahead of Federal Spending Report Deadline

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The Government Accountability Office has identified challenges in accounting, financial management systems and information technology security pose risks to agencies’ compliance with the Digit

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Jacobs takes potential $86M Transcom IT contract

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Jacobs Engineering Group has unseated three incumbents for a potential $89 million Transportation Command IT services contract.

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HDS Federal names two-decade vet CEO

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Data and analytics company Hitachi Data Systems Federal hires two-decade market veteran David Turner as its new president and CEO.

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Congressional oversight needed to bring secret ethics waivers to light

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