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Under recent executive order, federal employees must now show proof of vaccination

The Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal employees applies to those who are teleworking, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force said Thursday. The task force’s latest guidance also appears to allow agencies to require vaccines for contractors earlier than a recent executive order described.

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Bureau of the Fiscal Service seeks to issue nearly all payments electronically by 2030

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USDA Chief Data Officer Ted Kaouk moving to OPM in October

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USPS says vaccination, testing requirements subject to 'mandatory' union negotiations

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Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange

Federal News Network led a discussion among civilian agency technology executives to break down the current and future impact of cloud services on their mission areas.

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New WH task force asking what shared computing, data could do for AI research

The White House earlier this year launched a National Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, run out of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation.

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Legacy financial management federal providers must define their roles in new approach

Matt Miller, the acting commissioner for the Bureau of Fiscal Service in the Department of Treasury, said he hopes the four legacy shared services providers are early adopters of the new financial management standards.

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Diverse federal workforce key to embedding equity in agency public service, OMB says

Federal agencies are simultaneously assessing the state of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility inside their own workforces and in the external services they provide to the public. The Biden administration says that’s by design.

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ThunderCat is agencies’ “easy button” for migrating workloads to AWS through VMware

As agencies move to the cloud in record numbers, they may be overlooking an “easy button” that will allow them to migrate workloads from on-premise environments into the cloud with the same tooling, engineering staff and resources. And the best part is most of them are already very familiar with the interface, meaning they can leverage existing skillsets to accomplish it.

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DIU's hardware office is finished investing $15 million, here's where it went

The office is hoping to convince Congress for at least $75 million in 2022.

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Fiscal year coming to an end with time running out for Congress

Besides fighting over a $3.5 trillion extra spending bill and a $2.9 trillion tax hike, there’s the matter of the regular old appropriations to keep the government running.

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Vaccination rates vary inside VA as mandate expands to broader federal workforce

About 72% of the Veterans Health Administration workforce is fully or partially vaccinated, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told reporters Wednesday. Those employees who fail to comply will be subject to progressive discipline, which their supervisors will apply.

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New GEOINT strategy will direct agencies to look at commercial services first

The NGA is trying to flip the script on how U.S. spy agencies consider geospatial intelligence sources.

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DIU’s newest office is off and running investing in hardware innovations

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A contractor learns, if you’re going to price high, price really, really high

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New GEOINT strategy will direct agencies to look at commercial services first

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Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

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Contractors get more COVID marching orders from the White House, but a lot remains unclear

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