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GPO touts web design services with new

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

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.

Obama issues executive order on cyber threat information sharing

President Obama signed an executive order Feb. 13 that aims to enable private sector companies to better share cybersecurity threat information with each other and government. 

DISA rolling out new open source, online collaboration tool for DoD employees across globe

The new tool provides secure voice and video exchange as well as the ability to share documents, PowerPoint slides, photos and spreadsheets in various formats. It also offers instant text messaging and chat functionality for multiple users.

GSA shares how-to guide for agencies responding to cyber vandalism on social media

In light of the Jan. 12 hack of U.S. Central Command's social media accounts, the General Services Administration has issued guidance to agencies for responding to "cyber-hijacking."

GSA doesn't know how many employees telework, says IG

The General Services Administration doesn't know how many virtual employees it has and many telework arrangements are not fully approved, according to the GSA Office of Inspector General.

U.S. Digital Service seeking a few IT professionals, designers and project managers to join

The White House-led U.S. Digital Service is seeking to swell its ranks with more IT professionals, designers and project managers, said Mikey Dickerson, USDS administrator and federal deputy chief information officer.