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FedRAMP Forward: A Look Ahead for 2017

FedRAMP Forward: A Look Ahead for 2017

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Editor’s Note: This blog first appeared on FedRAMP’s blog. We are excited to share the FedRAMP program’s FY17 goals. Building on the accomplishments from FY16 that we shared last week, we hope to continue the trend of exponential growth, innovative...
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Building a data center community of practice

Building a data center community of practice

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This month over one hundred government data center representatives from around the country participated in the second meeting of the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Community of Practice (CoP). The CoP is a forum driven by the needs of the...
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Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

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Photo Caption: President Obama with Chief Technology Officer team members Ryan Panchadsaram and Corinna Zarek, and U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott viewing Analytics.usa.gov Editor’s Note: This blog was originally on the White House Blog. Today, students are able to compare...
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Federal Workforce On Duty During Winter Storm

Federal Workforce On Duty During Winter Storm

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Last week’s winter storm pummelled the East Coast of the United States, leaving as much as 30 inches of snow across the region. Despite federal buildings being closed due to impassable roads and suspended mass transit, U.S. General Service Administration...
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Meet the Newest Presidential Innovation Fellows

Meet the Newest Presidential Innovation Fellows

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Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on the White House Blog. “My hope is this continues to encourage a culture of public service among our innovators, and tech entrepreneurs, so that we can keep building a government that’s as...
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The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

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GSA’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Common Services Platform (CSP) recently passed a rigorous security assessment and operational check and has received its Authorization to Operate (ATO). This is very important as the ATO ensures security for future users of the CSP...
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GSA.gov Refreshed with Eye Toward Mobile Users

GSA.gov Refreshed with Eye Toward Mobile Users

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GSA unveiled a refreshed GSA.gov website today with a more crisp design layout, improved usability, and features geared more toward mobile users. Increasingly, website traffic is coming from mobile users. With this in mind, GSA unveiled a newly refreshed GSA.gov...
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The First .gov Domains Hardcoded Into Your Browser as All-HTTPS

The First .gov Domains Hardcoded Into Your Browser as All-HTTPS

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Every .gov website, no matter how small, should give its visitors a secure, private connection. Plain HTTP (http://) connections are neither secure nor private, and can be easily intercepted and impersonated. In today’s web browsers, the best and easiest way...
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Tech Tuesday Part 1: Improving Acquisition with Technology at GSA

Tech Tuesday Part 1: Improving Acquisition with Technology at GSA

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To read part 2 of the blog click here. When you hear the words “easy” and “assist,” federal purchasing and technology do not immediately come to mind, but we are working hard to change that perception. As Thomas Sharpe, the...
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