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Microsoft makes court documents public as part of battle to provide cloud services to the Interior Department. Google contends its Google Apps for Government offers more security than FISMA requires.
The federal CIO told House lawmakers that one major reason IT projects fail is the lack of authority agency technology executives have over spending. Kundra said as part of the 25-point IT reform plan, OMB is restricting the roles of all major agency CIOs. He said the Interior Department is the model, and HHS is next.
Sen. Collins asked GAO to study the current roles and responsibilities of these senior technology managers. This would be the third such study from GAO since 1996, but first since 2005. VA's CIO Roger Baker reiterates his call to give CIOs oversight and authority of their IT budget.
The federal government could soon pay a $2,000 subsidy to federal employees who buy their own mobile devices.
The Government Accountability Office has released a list of seven major management challenges at Interior. The challenges range from land acquisition to information security.
The government watchdog agency highlights 30 areas that are at-risk of major problems or failure. Auditors added Interior's handling of gas and oil resources, but several on-going challenges saw the scope of oversight shrink because of progress agencies have made.
As the Department of Interior re-invents what used to be the Minerals and Management Service, we get an update from director Michael Bromwich on the new agencies.
Deloitte's Eric Openshaw explains how the tablet technology is becoming more than just a toy.
Today is the first full day on the job for U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers, after an almost eight-year fight to get her job back. She tells us what's on her "to do list."
Attorney Debra Roth explains why Teresa Chamber's case is so unusual.
Wow. So much news about cloud, so little time. Good thing we have this blog, right? Federal News Radio was busy covering news about cloud computing this week. Weâ"™ve gathered all of those stories here for easy access. Army weeks away from enterprise e-mail rollout The Army will begin migrating employees to its new cloud-based [...]
Teresa Chambers will be reinstated as head of the U.S. Park Police after she was terminated more than seven years ago.
But the question of whether Interior will comply is still open. We get the latest details from sister-station WTOP's Neal Augenstein.
If you want a preview of coming attractions in your own agency, check out what is happening in the giant US Postal Service. It is looking at a major cutback of administrative personnel, consolidating post offices and relocating employees, not to mention possible pay and benefit changes. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you could be next.
Fired U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers will meet Tuesday afternoon with officials from the Department of Interior and National Park Service to determine how she will return to the job. We get the latest from WTOP reporter Neal Augenstein.
The decision about what comes next for Teresa Chambers will have to come from OPM, not Interior. Attorney Debra Roth explains.
A federal board has ordered the reinstatement of a U.S. Park Police chief who was fired in 2004 after complaining publicly that her department was understaffed and underfunded. Teresa Chambers tells Federal News Radio she's humbled, heartened and ready to come back.
Teresa Chambers, fired as U.S. Park Police chief in 2004, has been reinstated, according to a MSPB ruling.
Host Roger Waldron is joined by David Dowd, partner at Mayer Brown, to discuss the acquisition implications of the recent bid protest decision involving Google, Microsoft, and the Interior Department.
January 11, 2011
The Court of Federal Claims rules that Interior violated law and federal regulations in awarding a sole source contract to Microsoft for e-mail and collaboration services in the cloud. This the latest episode in an ongoing battle between the two software giants to provide cloud services to agencies.