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The Veterans Affairs Department's multibillion dollar IT contract is facing complaints by General Dynamics and Standard Communications. A third protestor, D&S Consultants, filed a different protest with the Court of Federal Claims. Meanwhile, VA has awarded SAIC the 15th and final spot on T4.
The agency is using HUDStat sessions to set, oversee and accomplish performance goals. HUD and VA are using these meetings to ensure they are meeting their joint goal to reduce homelessness among veterans. HUD's Peter Grace said getting program managers to talk honestly about their challenges has been among the biggest changes.
Kim Nazi is an analyst with the VA's Veterans and Consumers Health Informatics Office and a 2011 Service to America Medal finalist in the Citizen Services category.
The Defense Department is not keeping up with the Department of Veterans Affairs in evaluating the disabilities of injured servicemembers, the Army's second highest ranking officer said Monday. The two agencies are working toward a joint system to reduce the evaluation time from 540 days to 295 days.
IBM has protested the Veterans Affairs Department's multi-billion dollar information technology contract, under the Transformation 21 Total Technology (T4) program.
Maj. Walter Reed's sword was symbolically handed over to the Navy at a ceremony Wednesday marking the closure of the Army hospital bearing his name, where hundreds of thousands of the nation's war wounded have been treated for more than a century.
New figures show a troubling trend in the number of homeless veterans. Learn more in today's DoD Report.
The Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed Monday that the previously discussed "popular devices" it will soon allow on its network are iPhones and iPads. Allowing the devices to connect will meet a growing demand by VA employees, but will mean accepting some level of security risk, VA's CIO said.
Since 2009, Steven Fyfe has been a transition patient advocate at the D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His job is to help seriously ill or injured vets when they return from active duty.
The White House today launched the 2011 version of the SAVE award. Employees can submit ideas starting through July 29. Over the past two years, feds offered more than 56,000 potential money-saving ideas.
Your agency is getting some help when it comes to future open source collaboration projects.
Lawmakers continue to work on legislation that will guarantee veterans attending private colleges will have the same tuition payouts until they graduate.
The Veterans Affairs Department is sending out $430,000 to nearly 200 family caregivers of veterans.
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The agency will buy a broad range of technology services from eight large and seven veteran-owned small businesses under the T4 contract. The deal is a multiple-award IDIQ contract that will last five years.
In Debra Filippi's 34 years of work in the federal government she served as the Director of the DoD/VA Interagency program office.
Agency CIO Roger Baker said he plans to let employees use mobile devices on the VA network starting in fiscal 2012. He's leaning toward the bring-your-own-device approach, but details still need to be finalized. Baker said VA also will update its mobile computing policy.
The National Resource Directory is allowing agencies to share information with members of the military. Koby Langley from DoD tells Federal News Radio how the collaboration works.
Jan Frye, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses the VA's key procurement initiatives.
June 28, 2011(Encore presentation August 9, 2011)
OPM Director John Berry said the administration is trying to be "responsible and professional" when it comes to changing the bonus and pay structure. He said agencies should take a step back and make sure they are using these programs effectively and promoting the best employees.