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Federal unions look to turn the page on the Trump administration

President-elect Joe Biden has promised unions he’ll repeal the 2018 executive orders designed to limit collective bargaining and official time. But simply repealing them won’t immediately resolve longstanding arguments over unresolved contracts.

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Pentagon preparing first comprehensive strategy for Joint All-Domain Command and Control

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Military setting record COVID cases as nationwide numbers balloon

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IRS commissioner says IT modernization underfunded, will take longer than envisioned

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After pandemic successes, Congress considers legislative updates to federal telework policy

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Open Season 2021 Hotline

The 2021 Open Season runs Nov. 9 to Dec. 14 and we're here to help feds understand their options under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program. Use this form to send us your questions, and tune in to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin weekday mornings and afternoons (1500 AM). We'll read select answers at 5 minutes past the hour.

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CIA cloud program awarded; CISA cyber program under protest

Contractors should get ready for a busy holiday season with final solicitations expected to come from DISA, NIH and DHS for mega-contracts.

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Agencies improving in CX but need to worry less about digital - more about human design

Speakers at a virtual summit this week detailed how the pandemic gave their agencies a chance to make long-talked about improvements to customer experience.

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Navy seeing ‘explosion’ in use of OTA for IT, cyber development work

The Navy was a relative latecomer to other transaction agreements, but the service’s usage of OTAs in the IT space has surged, and the service is moving prototypes to real-world capabilities.

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How low-code and an agile approach helped important Air Force system modernization

This discussion details an approachable, reliable and low-cost way to achieve modernization.

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Smithsonian closing museums and zoo again amid virus spike

The Smithsonian said in a statement that its “top priority is to protect the health and safety of its visitors and staff.” No reopening date is scheduled.

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Agencies advised to approach AI from an open, collaborative mindset

The API case at VA illustrates how AI can make employees’ jobs easier, rather than render those employees obsolete – common fear of organizations and managers wary of implementing AI in their offices.

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Senate Democrats introduce new bill to block Schedule F executive order

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, introduced new legislation Wednesday that would simply nullify the president’s recent Schedule F executive order. The bill has more than 35 cosponsors.

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Space Force wants industry to provide garbage services

Debris orbiting the Earth is getting out of hand and the military thinks businesses can help solve the problem.

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Pentagon preparing first comprehensive strategy for Joint All-Domain Command and Control

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Pentagon preparing first comprehensive strategy for Joint All-Domain Command and Control

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IRS commissioner says IT modernization underfunded, will take longer than envisioned

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Agencies improving in CX but need to worry less about digital – more about human design

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Federal unions look to turn the page on Trump’s executive orders: ‘The damage is not permanent’

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