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The AFFIRM panel discusses how to stay innovative.
The DorobekINSIDER moderates AFFIRM meeting on Gulf Coast spill response.
Recently, Federal IT officials have been talking about important changes to the way that financial management systems at federal agencies are upgraded. But now one of the government's top financial managers is also speaking out on the need for new thinking when the time comes for modernizing those systems.
The Senate is now considering a bill, approved last week by the House, designed to help the nation's electrical grid evolve into an enhanced Smart Grid which would help protect itself from cyber-attacks. In addition, however, the Smart Grid is also expected to help the nation do a better job of managing our electrical resources. A group of federal employees recently talked about their role in developing the Smart Grid.
Former Deputy CIO at VA sees a "confluence of events" pushing uniformity on health IT.
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Within the next several weeks, the Department of Health and Human Services is expected to release the newest guidelines regarding the continuing effort to implement electronic health records across the country. Meanwhile, several feds who are in the thick of the 'health IT' fight talked about their work at yesterday's AFFIRM luncheon here in Washington.
Agencies across the federal government are embracing the tools of social collaboration to become more accessible to citizens. An IT industry group that includes many federal IT officials heard from three of the top government experts in the field.
This week, Amtower talks with ACT/IAC Executive Director Ken Allen.
Jan. 18, 2010
Agencies now have until Aug. 30 to hire a telecommunications provider. GSA and the carriers still are concerned that they will not have enough time to complete the transition by mid-2011. Interagency Management Council trying to increase the urgency of the need for agencies to move to Networx.
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