Reporters' Roundup: Unnecessary apps, Navy IT budget overhaul

Thursday - 6/9/2011, 7:57pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

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  • Federal chief information officer Vivek Kundra says agencies could save billions by letting go of these applications. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller joins In Depth with details on Kundra's plans.

  • Terry Halvorsen, the Department of the Navy's chief information officer says the Navy and Marine Corps should expect a "ruthless" approach to cost-cutting in their IT systems. And he says those cuts will involve accepting risk in the department's business systems, so they don't have to take risks with regard to warfighting. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu has more. Read more here.