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VanRoekel's 2012 IT goals: Crawl, walk, run

"Crawl before you can walk. Walk before you can run." That's how Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel framed his 2012 priorities in his first speech to government IT contractors in Washington. He said agencies would have to do "more with less," but he wanted to emphasize the "more."

Friday - 12/16/2011, 06:57pm EST
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Prioritization software: What is it and how does it work?

Dan Saaty of Decision Lens joins host John Gilroy to discuss how prioritization software can help your agency.
December 13, 2011(Encore presentation December 27, 2011)

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 10:38pm EST
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Cyber test gives Army Corps faith in system resilience

The DoD Cyber Command poked and prodded the Army Corps' Los Angeles district's network during a recent Command Cyber Readiness Inspection. Army Corps of Engineers CIO Bob Kazimer said the analysis will give the rest of the agency lessons learned to improve cybersecurity across the Corps.
December 15, 2011

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 09:07pm EST
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Congress throws up roadblock to Army enterprise email

House and Senate negotiators who hammered out an agreement for the 2012 defense authorization bill added language that puts the brakes on the Army's transition to an enterprise email effort. The language adds several requirements the Army and DoD must meet before moving forward with the project.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 03:28pm EST

What does finalized FedRAMP plan mean for industry?

Jennifer Kerber, the vice president of homeland security at TechAmerica, an industry group representing technology contractors, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the finalized FedRAMP and what it means for industry.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 07:11pm EST
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New model aims to solve conundrum of cloud savings

Hardish Nandra, a partner at CSC, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how exactly to calculate cloud computing costs.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 06:28pm EST
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How handheld devices are driving innovation at federal agencies

The high-profile issues of mobility and cloud computing are interconnected and reflect a shifting landscape not only at federal agencies but on a much wider scale, said EmeSec founder and CEO Maria Horton in an interview on Industry Chatter with Francis Rose.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 05:52pm EST
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New FedRAMP standards first step to secure cloud computing

OMB sets a six-month deadline for initial capabilities to be ready. Along with the cloud security standards and process, the administration highlighted other accomplishments on the one-year anniversary of the 25-point IT Reform plan. The White House said a new draft shared services strategy will focus on commodity IT services.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 04:00pm EST
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Savannah River making up for lost IT time

Phil Cirrulli, the chief information officer for the managing and operations contractor for the site, is improving the national lab's infrastructure to support widespread wireless access. He also is shutting down legacy mainframe systems after implementing a new ERP system.
December 1, 2011

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 10:31pm EST
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Education wants to put financial management in the cloud

The agency has released an RFI asking for infrastructure and platform-as-a-service options.

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 04:21pm EST

How will Twitter, social media play into new record-keeping policy?

How exactly does an agency store a tweet? And how do agencies know when the latest 140-character mini-message rises to the level of a permanently valuable historical record? A new Presidential memo tasks the National Archives and Records Administration with answer these social-media stumpers.

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 02:46pm EST

FedRAMP cloud security memo makes it past OMB director's review

Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob Lew has approved the cloud security memo and guidance, known as FedRAMP, pushing it to the brink of public release, Federal News Radio has learned. Multiple sources confirmed Lew approved the documents before Thanksgiving and OMB could issue the memo and guidance as early as next week.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 07:32pm EST

New cloud computing contract vehicles? Not so fast, expert says

Larry Allen, the president of Allen Federal and the former president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what these new contracts could mean for federal agencies and why there are so many.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 06:35pm EST
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NIST to expand cloud computing circle

With the release of the draft of version 1 of the cloud technology roadmap, the agency wants to cast a wider net of cloud expertise. The draft roadmap could be used now by program managers and CIOs in order to meet OMB's goal of moving three services to the cloud by 2013.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 05:03am EST
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Protecting the mobile environment

Host John Gilroy is joined by AirPatrol Corporation CTO Tom Kellermann. They will discuss how to control data leakage from mobile devices.
November 22, 2011

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 11:08pm EST
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Energy lab's move to Google apps allows flexibility, scalability

Brent Stacey is chief information officer and information management director at the Idaho National Lab.

Friday - 11/18/2011, 06:34pm EST
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Indian Health Service facing data deadline

Acting CIO Howard Hays said the agency is taking advantage of the work VA is doing to update its systems. Indian Health Services borrows heavily from VA's VistA electronic health records system.
November 17, 2011(Encore presentation December 29, 2011)

Friday - 11/18/2011, 12:58am EST
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How innovation can help you do more with less

Host John Gilroy will talk cloud computing, health IT, and mobile technology with Tracey Graves-Stevens, President and CEO of Innoviss.
November 15, 2011

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 12:21am EST
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Top 10 cloud computing lessons

Yogesh Khanna, the chief technology office of CSC's North American Public Sector, has compiled his list of top 10 lessons learned.

Monday - 11/14/2011, 05:48pm EST
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Using social media at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Darren Ash, deputy executive director of corporate management at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will talk about how the agency is using youtube and other social media.
November 8, 2011

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 12:29am EST
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