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Ebola Specialists Think Globally, Congress Thinks Domestically

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Obama’s new czar skips hearing as HHS preparedness chief defends progress.

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Congressional Candidates Vie for Mantle of Next Fed Employees’ Hero

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As two fed-friendly lawmakers from Northern Virginia retire, new federal advocates seek office.

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Big Data Might Have Stopped Ebola in Its Tracks

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Computational epidemiologists were among the those who foresaw the crisis to come.

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Gallery: Recreation products galore on display at NRPA Congress

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Explore the pool climbing walls, timber towers for playgrounds, bike racks, park shelters and other recreation gear in this photo gallery.

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Graffiti Artist 'Creepytings' Is Defacing National Parks

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As long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.

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One-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes

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Many families could stay put for just a few hundred dollars, if only they knew how to work the system.

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Sources of cyber intelligence from governments and academia

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This post is sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP’s Make It Matter.

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Revenge of the Democrats

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One billionaire has spent more than $70 million on the 2014 elections; Image credit: DonkeyHotey, Flickr

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Gawkers at Two Hospitals Peek into Rob Ford’s Patient Records

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Cancer-stricken Toronto mayor says he hopes the premier investigates the privacy breach.

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The Week on Politwoops: a slogan, a scold, a hoof and poof

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More Federal Employees Are Teleworking More Often

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The uptick is slight but steady, survey of feds shows.

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Navy considers C4I support IDIQ

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The Navy is considering a two-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and technical support services on command, control, communications, computers and intelligence syst

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Hackers Seize Terminally Ill Newborn’s Tribute Page, Take From Staples’ Till and Avenge Snapchat Archivist

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Where to Find the Government’s Happiest Employees

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Science agencies once again boast the most content workers, according to a new survey.

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U.S. paying to upgrade TV sports coverage in Afghanistan, including for goat hauling

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Many U.S. taxpayers probably know that they’re subsidizing Afghanistan’s government operations and development efforts, but it may surprise them to learn that they’re paying fo

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First POST: Spoilers

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How the GOP hasn't fixed its tech talent gap; the most tech-savvy elected official in America, and the most tech-savvy state-wide candidate; and much, much more.

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BDNA’s Walker White: Big Data Security, Virtualization as Priorities for Gov’t IT

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Walker White, president of data quality company BDNA, predicts that big data security, virtualization and application rationalization will be top priorities for government enterprises in the new fi

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Here's a Photo of President Obama Hugging a Nurse Who Survived Ebola

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It's been a whirlwind month for Nina Pham.

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3 Tips for Keeping Your R Budget Healthy

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You can't do it all, so focus on what your agency does best.

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Exploring open data's microdata frontier

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Photo credit: *n3wjack's world in pixels/Flickr

As open data advocates, we seek to achieve public access to the best quality data we can get.

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Geospatial Agency Goes Unclassified for Ebola Effort

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The online Ebola tools the agency is offering NGOs provide much more dynamic capabilities than those previously deployed by the agency.

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How These 11 Geeks Will Make the Internet More Secure

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Half a year on from Heartbleed, what’s changed?

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How Retirement Was Invented

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The earliest schemes for financial support in old age were pegged to life expectancy.

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Infographic: No, Millennials in Government Don't Love Their Jobs Either

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Younger respondents to OPM's Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey report lower satisfaction in their jobs.

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Vets Have Less Faith in Merit-Based Federal Promotions Than Their Peers

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Annual governmentwide survey of feds shows concerns over fairness in the workplace and senior leadership.

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McCain to new VA Secretary: Hurry up and fire people already

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Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) slammed newly appointed VA Secretary Bob McDonald in a letter this week for failing to “swiftly” fire VA executives involved in the

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Sylvia Burwell: HHS Partners with Clinicians With $840M Pro-Patient Initiative

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The Department of Health and Human Services has earmarked $840 million to help healthcare providers realign their clinical practices toward a more patient-centered approach.

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The World's Wealthiest Terrorists

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ISIS has made at least $20 million in ransom this year and millions more in oil revenues, the Treasury Department said Thursday.

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Will Obama Fire Staff After Election Day? Probably Not.

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Past presidents have often responded to electoral drubbings by changing staff. Here's why this president won't.

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The Queen Is Now Tweeting

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The official account had been building up to the tweet throughout the day, highlighting the 88-year-old monarch’s past technological milestones.

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Northrop to provide four radar systems to Navy under $207.3M contract

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Northrop Grumman has won a $207.3 million contract to provide the Navy with four ground/air task-oriented radar systems (G/ATOR).

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SBA Wants to Revise Employee-Based Size Standards of Small Businesses

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The Small Business Administration has issued a proposal to raise the employee-based small business size standards for 30 industries and three sub-industries.

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Architecture firm wins $10M contract to support DoD education program

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Waller, Todd and Sadler, Architects Inc. has won a $10 million contract with the Army to support the Department of Defense Education Activity program (DoDEA).

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Commission greenlights grocery deliveries by struggling Postal Service

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The Postal Regulatory Commission on Thursday approved a plan for the U.S.

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BMC names new VP public sector sales

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Brian Marvin has been promoted to vice president of sales for public sector sales for BMC Software.

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Ayasdi At A Glance

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Ayasdi provides advanced analytics software to healthcare, financial services, life sciences, energy, public sector, consumer products, high-tech, and for communications.

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In government survey, federal workers have little faith in senior leaders

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Federal employees’ satisfaction with senior leaders at their agency hit a five-year low last year, according to a survey of the workforce released Friday.

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Report: Many of America's Ebola-Preparedness Supplies Have Expired

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Assessment raises concerns about the ability of DHS to protect personnel in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S.

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Tennessee Set to 'Review' the Common Core

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The state has appointed a review panel and is inviting the public to make recommendations. But how much are the standards really likely to change?

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Four short links: 24 October 2014

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  1. PaGMO — Parallel Global Multiobjective Optimizer [...] a generalization of the island model paradigm working for global and local optimizati
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Today in #OpenGov 10/24/2014

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Today in #OpenGov is going email!

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Why hosted collaboration is a smart cloud solution

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As cloud adoption grows the choices agencies face also grows, begging the question how do you know what's the right solution? Collab9 exec Joe Barnas makes the argument for hosted collaboration.

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CSC public sector gets new leader

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Computer Sciences Corp. continues its turnaround effort by shuffling its executive ranks, including elevating the head of its public sector gorup to a new position.

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Leon Panetta’s Hard Lessons in Leadership

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From the memoirs of Obama administration appointees.

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Robert Cardillo: NGA to Federate Geospatial Content for Public Ebola Map Tool

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has unveiled a new public-facing website with a map that depicts the spread of Ebola by province in West Africa and locations of emergency treatment units

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This Ted Cruz Staffer Blamed Ebola on Obamacare

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“Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.,” Nick Muzin tweeted.

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NetApp’s Greg Gardner Outlines Strategies to Address Big Data Challenge

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Greg Gardner, chief architect for government and defense solutions at NetApp, has outlined his ideas for technology strategies to conquer the challenges of extracting insights from large volumes of

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Army PEO Aviation Buys Nutanix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Offering; Chris Howard Comments

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The U.S.

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Europe Sets 40% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target for 2030

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European leaders have set binding targets of at least 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, 27% for the share of renewable energy consumed, and an indicative target of 27% for improving e

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Study: Agencies Should Consider Security, Performance Risks in Cloud Adoption

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A new Market Connections report indicates that many government agencies do not have plans or are still considering plans to adopt cloud computing technologies as they identify security risks as

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