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  • Federal IT projects need critical care

    Federal IT projects have hit the critical care list all too often and now watchdogs at the Government Accountability Office have moved those undertakings to its <a href="http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-15-290">High Risk List</a> which means Congress and the executive branch should take an extra special look at the situation.

    Written by Michael Cooney12 Feb. 15 05:35
  • Use of H-1B alternative skyrockets

    In 2008, the U.S. government changed the rules on student visas and allowed foreign STEM students to work in the U.S. for up to to 29 months without an H-1B visa. The program quickly grew in popularity.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau11 March 14 10:42
  • IBM complaint might have just cost Amazon $600M CIA cloud deal

    Amazon Web Services may have just lost out on a $600 million contract to supply cloud computing services to the Central Intelligence Agency, after the federal government upheld a protest that IBM had made related to the awarding of the contract.

    Written by Brandon Butler06 June 13 22:11
  • DHS shifts to cloud, agile development

    In a bid to improve its IT operations, the Department of Homeland Security has adopted agile development and is implementing cloud-based platforms.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau08 April 13 10:08
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