Privatized Tax Debt Collection Again Sparks Firestorm

New program, like previous efforts, faces accusations of overly aggressive tactics.

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Contractors Object to Parts of OMB's Agency Reporting Reductions arrowSome changes to requirements could cause confusion or remove useful ...

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White House Office of American innovation Lays Out Priorities arrowLed by Jared Kushner, the collection of White House talent has been ...

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Agency Jobs Watch: One Agency Confirms It Isn't Offering Buyouts Next Year arrowThe Trump administration has instructed agencies to come up ...

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How Decluttering and Downsizing Could Help Agencies Get Off GAO’s High Risk List arrowThe Federal Asset Sale and Transfer Act aims to help.

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The Military Declares War on Sprawl arrowThe Pentagon thinks better designed, more walkable bases can help curb obesity and improve troops’ ...

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Play of the Day: Sketches of the White House Press Briefings arrowCameras are not allowed, so artists are now relaying what the White House ...

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CSRA Will Build the Next MilCloud arrowThe Falls Church, Virginia-based IT contractor captured the IDIQ contract, valued at up to $500 million.

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7 Tips for a Successful Migration to Windows 10 image description Federal agencies are chugging ahead on upgrading old desktops, laptops and other endpoints to the Microsoft Windows 10 platform. Yet different agencies are moving at varying paces in their upgrades, and some are making it more of a priority than others.

The Evolving Role of the Systems Integrator image description Federal agencies operate in an IT environment characterized by a near-constant state of innovation. As more and more organizations recognize the value of fluid state-of-the-art IT systems, the federal IT acquisition process grows accordingly more complex. New technologies and services, shifting priorities, and shrinking agency budgets have created more opportunities for IT in the federal space.

Empowering a Data-Driven Government image description It’s no mystery that there is a massive amount of digital data in the world today. From texts to tweets, financial statements to health records, legal documents to weather-tracking stats, there is more information available to – and created by – citizens than ever. In fact, many data scientists estimate that nearly 90 percent of today’s data was created in just the past few years.

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