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How the Cloud Brings New Opportunities to the Forefront for the Library of Congress

Like other federal agencies, the Library of Congress is now looking to advance its mission into the next era of digital transformation, an effort spearheaded by the Library’s forward-looking leadership.

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Poop, Screams and Divebombing Birds: How One City Plans to Deal With a Peacock Problem

The Miami City Commission will begin humanely trapping and relocating peacocks from one neighborhood after years of complaints from residents.

Oversight

Watchdog: EPA Needs to Improve Management of Environmental Program Along the U.S.-Mexico Border 

Documentation of progress was “frequently unreliable” and program information was “neither transparent nor accessible,” said the report.

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The Total Economic Impact Of Salesforce Case Management Solutions For Government

Government organizations around the world are turning their intentions toward delivering experiences that stakeholders come to expect from the commercial sector.

Nextgov

Border Patrol Needs Automated Sensors to Cover Watery Blindspots

Homeland Security is looking for a technical solution to give border agents situational awareness about illegal watercraft and the potential risks of interdiction.

Defense

Senator Denies Threatening to Make Defense Secretary's Life 'Hell' If He Cuts AFRICOM Troops

"No, I never said that," Graham said in a brief phone call with Defense One. "It was a good conversation."

Defense

A Military Perspective on Climate Change Could Bridge the Gap between Believers and Doubters

U.S. military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can't afford to ignore climate change or debate its causes.

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One Month Out, Watchdog Warns About Census IT and Cybersecurity Challenges

The Census Bureau this month switched the internet response system that respondents will use to complete the 2020 census questionnaire. The last-minute change worries the Government Accountability Office.

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Indian Health Service CIO Gets Ready to Update One of Government’s Oldest Systems

As chief information officer of the Indian Health Service, Mitchell Thornbrugh will play a critical role as the agency updates from a system that first debuted in 1969.

Management

Labor Authority Moves Forward With Plan to Make It Easier for Feds to Cancel Union Dues

Lone Democrat on the labor-management relations board accuses his colleagues of using recent Supreme Court precedent as a pretext to enable union busting.

Management

Federal Employees' Settlement Agreements Can Expire, Court Rules

Agencies can cut off special accommodations for feds, including whistleblowers, after "a reasonable time."

Oversight

President Pardons Ex-GSA, OMB Official

David Safavian served nearly a year in prison for lying about his interactions with lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Management

DHS to Waive Contracting Regulations to Speed Up Border Wall Construction

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is using a 2005 law to override certain requirements.

Route Fifty

Positive Yelp Reviews Don’t Mean Stronger Profits For Businesses in Black Neighborhoods, Study Finds

“Location in Black-majority neighborhoods eliminates the benefit of being a highly rated establishment,” according to the new report, which looks at data for thousands of businesses.

Nextgov

TIC 3 Commenters Put Faith in Zero Trust over CISA’s Trust Zones

The draft policy creates a new framework for secure network boundaries at a time when the tech sector is moving away from boundaries altogether. 

Nextgov

VA Reveals Industry Partners for First 5G-Enabled Hospital

Through early adoption, the Veterans Affairs Department aims to help the entire health care industry visualize, access and co-develop 5G’s full potential.

Oversight

Whistleblower Advocates Praise Pick to Lead New House Ombudsman Office

The office will train congressional staffers on handling disclosures of potential waste, fraud and abuse.

Defense

Think the U.S. is More Polarized Than Ever? You Don’t Know History

A growing chorus of people say the U.S. has never been so politically divided. A Civil War historian reminds readers that there was once a far more divided time.

Management

Analysis: A Coronavirus Quarantine in America Could Be a Giant Legal Mess

America’s defense against epidemics is divided among more than 2,000 individual public-health departments, which makes implementing a national strategy very difficult.

Management

Viewpoint: Bill Barr Must Resign

The attorney general is working to destroy the integrity and independence of the Justice Department, in order to make Donald Trump a president who can operate above the law.