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Health IT initiatives aim to solve 'little data' challenges

The authors of a special report on health IT initiatives join In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss health IT initiatives.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Love , Anne Reed , health IT ,

Monday - 02/04/2013, 05:33pm EST
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ELC to begin processing refunds this week

Organizers for the Executive Leadership Conference, which was canceled this year because of Hurricane Sandy, said they will begin processing refunds this week.

Tags: ELC , Hurricane Sandy , Kenneth Allen , industry

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 06:21pm EST

'Unleashing' technology could slash deficit by $200B, report says

Better leveraging technology in a handful of key areas could help solve pressing national challenges, improve the quality of government services and reduce the federal deficit by more than $200 billion. That's the main takeaway from a collection of reports that make up the 2012 Quadrennial Government Technology Review, commissioned by the American Council for Technology-Industry Adivsory Council's Institute for Innovation. Anne Reed and Molly O'Neill, the two co-chairs of the institute's steering committee, and Wendy Henry, a member of the steering committee, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the reports' findings.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore , technology , budget , Anne Reed , Wendy Henry , STEM , Molly O

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 02:51pm EST
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As move to mobile grows, federal workforce adapts to new normal

The mobile revolution isn't new to many agencies. Laptops and BlackBerrys have been standard issue for many government executives for the last decade. What is different, however, is the widespread use of smartphones and tablet computers. Both agencies and citizens hold new and more immediate expectations because of these devices, and the government must adapt to this technololgy. In our special report, Gov 3.0: It's Mobile, Federal News Radio explores how some agencies are meeting the demand internally and externally for mobile devices and apps. The challenge, like any new technology, is ensuring these devices actually help meet mission goals and don't become just another shiny toy.

Tags: Gov 3.0: Its Mobile , mobility , technology , Lisa Wolfe , Advance Mobility Working Group , Rick Holgate , Sanjay Sardar , Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , NIST , MAS , DISA , Lisa Mascolo , Optimos , Kim Hancher , EEOC , Kathleen Frisbee , Veterans Health Administration , Veterans Affairs

Friday - 12/07/2012, 12:12pm EST

GSA, ISE begin work on creating a standards-based acquisition process

The two agencies met this week to figure out how best to implement the recommendations in a white paper from ACT-IAC. The approach detailed in the document follows closely the methodology used to develop the NIEM and FICAM standards.

Tags: management , GSA , Kathleen Turco , Information Sharing Environment , Kshemendra Paul , information sharing , standards , identity management , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 05:10am EST
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Hurricane Sandy forces cancellation of ELC conference

The Executive Leadership Conference scheduled to take place this week in Williamsburg, Va. has been canceled because of Hurricane Sandy.

Tags: management , Hurricane Sandy , OPM , ELC , Jason Miller

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 01:33pm EDT

DHS adds new ‘service' to reduce IT costs

Agency CIOs need to find creative ways to lower the cost of their technology services. DHS is testing the concept of "workplace-as-a-service." OMB soon will issue a new shared services architecture to help agencies understand how best to move to enterprisewide systems.

Tags: technology , Richard Spires , DHS , Lisa Schlosser , OMB , Dave Wennergren , DoD , management , cloud computing , HP , CSC , GSA , CIO Council , collaboration , enterprisewide services , ELC 2011 , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 03:02pm EDT
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Industry Chatter: New ACT-IAC leaders discuss priorities

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) has been under new leadership since July. Members of the group elected Darren Ash, the chief information officer of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to serve as the ACT's president. Meanwhile, Dale Luddeke, the senior vice president and chief growth officer at TASC, was elected the chair of the Industry Advisory Council.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Industry Chatter , Dale Luddeke , Darren Ash , TASC , NRC

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 03:10pm EDT
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Agencies finally figuring out how HSPD-12 cards can improve security

More than eight years after the White House issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 requiring the issuance of secure identity cards, governmentwide and agency-specific initiatives provide hope the smart cards can be more than "glorified ID cards." NIST and GSA are developing an identity exchange in the cloud. DHS and IRS are putting their cards to use at a local level for both building and computer access.

Tags: technology , acquisition , identity management , Tom McCarty , DHS , Kshemendra Paul , Information Sharing Environment , Sharon James , IRS , Naomi Lefkovitz , NIST , cloud computing , information sharing , back-end attribute exchange , GSA , PortfolioStat , HSPD-12 , AFCEA Bethesda , standards based acquisition model , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:01am EDT
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Cloud computing and security

Ted Davis, president of Unisys Federal Systems, will talk about how his company can help your transition to the cloud.
July 3, 2012

Tags: technology , cloud computing , IT security , Unisys , Ted Davies , Unisys Security Index , federal applications , GSA , Casey Coleman , Richard Spires , Steve VanRoekel , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 12:05am EDT
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