‘Trump Will Get his Wall,’ Says Senator

White House mobilizes defense of ICE and border protection agencies.

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Renters Using Housing Vouchers Face Discrimination, Study Finds arrowThe Department of Housing and Urban Development is launching a task force ...

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This Dangerous Volcano Is Dangerously Undermonitored arrowAnd the battery on Glacier Peak's lone seismometer is expected to fail soon.

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FCC’s State Broadband Model Remains a Work in Progress arrowLocal government representatives worry a new code will let wireless providers ...

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DHS Funds Machine Learning Tool to Boost Other Countries' Airport Security arrowThe system would help countries determine if air travelers ...

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Kaspersky Ban Draws Few Public Comments arrowOnly three people commented on the rule implementing the Kaspersky ban.

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Job Interview Tips For Introverts arrowThere's no need to pretend you're a social butterfly.

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It’s Time to Invest in Managers arrowEmployee performance—good and bad—depends more on the effectiveness of supervisors than any other factor.

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EPA Staff Misreport Purchase Card Transactions, Watchdog Finds arrowWeak oversight resulted in missing documentation for expenses.

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On Gaining Acceptance for Performance Pay in Government image description Effective incentives strengthen engagement by rewarding employee contributions. Read more

Smart Use of Incentives Would Support Government Reform image description Government has never really embraced performance awards. That’s a problem. Read more

Program Management Is Much More Complex Than Many Leaders Understand image description There isn’t a single optimal approach. Different types of programs demand different skill sets. Read more

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Disrupting Government image description Federal agencies are faced with a suite of technologies that are nebulous yet promising. Big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and others—whether developed by established companies or small startups— have the same disruptive potential of their technological counterparts of old. But will they find a home within the federal government? Can they make the government more efficient or save costs?

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Dynamic Federal Data Demands Cloud-Ready Storage image description From the tactical edge of today’s federal and military missions to the business support services that keep federal agencies running day-to-day, digital data is increasingly at the center of the government’s activities. This trend is accelerating as government agencies incorporate Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies into their daily operations.

AvePoint Public Sector Cloud Migration Handbook image description The daunting task of data discovery, classification, clean-up and migration can pose an obstacle to agencies seeking to upgrade to the cloud. The good news is that even though this is no small feat, it can be a surprisingly smooth and efficient process with the right preparation and support.

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