Trump's Rows of Unfilled Agency Jobs Could Bump Up Against Vacancies Act

Worst-case scenario is that decisions by acting executives are rendered invalid.

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Supreme Court Rules on Civil Service Law arrowCourt decides in favor of employee, against government.

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The Mars Robot Making Decisions on Its Own arrowThanks to artificial-intelligence software, the Curiosity rover can target rocks without human ...

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GSA Seeks Blockchain Solutions arrowThe technology would help speed up proposal review.

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Trump Calls Civil Service Laws ‘Outdated’ in Signing VA Firing Reform arrowPresident says he still wants to "cherish" VA workers.

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Trump Team Starts to Fill Out OPM Leadership, With Pick for No. 2 Job arrowGeorge Nesterczuk still awaits confirmation hearing for director spot.

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Homeland Security Awards Grants to Counter Domestic Extremism arrowSecretary Kelly had reviewed Obama-era program to vet highest-risk cities.

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Doing Bold Work? Share Your Story arrowNominations are open for this year’s Bold Friday presentations at the second annual weeklong Fedstival.

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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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