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Wanted: Training program for Digital Service procurement pros

The federal government wants to know how best to train and develop the contracting workforce that supports government's Digital Service teams. 

White House contracting officer talks about flexible way for agencies to procure software

Traci Walker talks about her experience in the "Behind the Buy" podcast that features stories from federal contracting officers about using effective IT contracting strategies to help agencies get what they need.

NASA's 'datanauts' pioneering new insights from agency's vast wealth of collected data

The agency announced the founding class of data scientists will seek new insights from the exponentially growing repository of NASA data that includes technical and scientific datasets, records, reports, simulations, videos, images and other information.

OMB issues draft FITARA guidance that significantly broadens power, role of federal CIOs

OMB laid out its plan for implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, which gives CIOs a greater role in IT program governance, personnel processes and improves the transparency into IT investments.

NSF seeks input on cybersecurity strategic plan for federal agencies

The National Science Foundation wants feedback on how the government should focus cybersecurity research and development in order to guide and coordinate federally funded studies.

GPO touts web design services with new Commerce.gov

The Government Publishing Office made strides last week in its campaign to be regarded as more than the federal government's printing shop. The office, which until late last year was known as the Government Printing Office, handled the redesign of the Commerce Department's new Commerce.gov.

Feds kick off new 'IT Solutions Challenge' involving 'best and brightest' workers

A select federal IT and IT acquisition workforce will identify problems within agencies and across the government and then work on potential solutions over the next six months.

IRS seeks fresh set of members for electronic tax committee

The agency is looking for people to volunteer to be part of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee, which serves as a public forum for electronic tax issues with the goal of going paperless, 

Better federal oversight needed in national geospatial data collection and use, GAO says

A federal government-led initiative that aims to improve coordination of geospatial-related investments as well as reduce duplicative efforts and spending is falling short of the goal due to a lack of oversight and other issues.

CIO council dives into federal IT workforce data with the aim of sharpening the workforce

After surveying the federal information technology community and human capital officers, the Federal Chief Information Officers Council has completed a detailed analysis of the government's IT workforce, but is keeping it under wraps.