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Federal Computer Week (FCW)
Updated: 9 hours 12 min ago
The General Services Administration's new blanket purchase agreement with the four major U.S. wireless carriers will not only allow the agency to consolidate service plans and centralize device management, it could save the government hundreds of millions of dollars.
After a month-long review to determine the way forward in a joint electronic health records program with the Veterans Affairs Department, DOD officials now say they will open their end of the system to competition.
The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act establishes standards for federal spending data published to the USASpending.gov portal.
The IBM Center for the Business of Government's look at the tools and strategies available for accelerating service quality and reducing costs.
While NASA engineers are still working on the problem that sidelined the scope, no solution is in sight.
Software is at greater risk of cyber-attack than hardware, but foreign-made gear is still raising concerns.
A bipartisan working group will look at the federal government's role in establishing best practices, among other things.
After serving in an acting capacity for more than a year, Dan Tangherlini is the president's pick to take the role officially.
NSA's Inglis: Security that depends upon compliance-based standards is a guarantee of heartbreak.
A recent executive order exempts commercial information technology products from falling under the scope of critical infrastructure.
NSA official provides some ideas for new approaches to cybersecurity.
Without good analysis, data can lead people down wrong roads.
Federal CIO will take over while a permanent replacement for Jeffrey Zients is found.
McClure earned the honor with his 'incredible track record of ... making good things happen.'
Security, procurement and management initiatives top the Obama administration's goals for federal IT.
Commercial cloud giant is the third provider approved to sell secure cloud products and services.
The response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon put agency collaboration ambitions to the test.
A GAO report, echoing longstanding criticisms, diagnoses the causes of DOD's sputtering modernization progress.
IT leaders discuss obstacles to buy-in, tactics for overcoming 'component-level resistance.'
A new RFI is open for public input on ways to implement presidential orders issued earlier this year.