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DEFENSE: Can The Pentagon Keep Pace On Biometrics? Biometrics are critical to the Defense Department’s global intelligence-collection efforts. U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, for example, take iris scans of field subjects and send the data to a DOD-wide database, where it is checked against a list of suspected terrorists. Read more
WORKPLACE DIVERSITY: White House Makes Push for a More Diverse, Inclusive Federal Workforce. A new governmentwide council focused on creating a more diverse and inclusive federal workforce will have its first meeting in April. Read more
C-SUITE CHANGES: Two Top Tech Leaders Leaving GSA. General Services Administration CIO Sonny Hashmi is leaving government for the public sector, agency officials confirmed. Deputy CIO David Shive will be taking over as acting CIO until a permanent IT leader is named. Read more
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