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DoD defeating IEDs through innovative IT, acquisition approaches

Jim Craft, the CIO of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), said the culture of taking appropriate risk to get technology to soldiers is making a huge difference in saving lives.
March 14, 2013 (Part two of interview airs March 21, 2013)

Tags: Technology , Jim Craft , DoD , Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization , Rapid acquisition , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 10:52am EDT

New data analytics tool gives Postal Service IG head start on cases

Bryan Jones, the director of the Counter Measures and Performance Evaluation (CAPE) team in the U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General, said the development of a dashboard to help investigators visualize data more easily helped overcome initial resistance to these kinds of tools.
February 14, 2013

Tags: Jason Miller , data analysis , USPS , USPSOIG , performance evaluation , Technology , big data , Bryan Jones

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 10:17pm EST

Navy reducing IT spending ahead of schedule

The Department of the Navy is finding real dollar savings by moving to enterprise software licenses, managing mobile devices and services better and reducing the number of printers and the amount printed. Terry Halvorsen, the DoN CIO, said they are on track to meet the goal of cutting 25 percent of their IT budget in five years.
January 17, 2013

Tags: Technology , Defense , DoD , Navy , Terry Halvorsen , Cloud computing , Mobile computing , budget , enterprise software licenses , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 05:21am EST

Postal Service's IG's office proclaims 2013 as year of mobile

Gary Barlet, the OIG's chief information officer, is taking a three-pronged approach to helping employees access data from anywhere, at anytime. The steps include virtualization, a BYOD strategy and cloud services.
February 7, 2013

Tags: Technology , Gary Barlet , USPS , cloud , Mobile computing , Virtualization , BYOD , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 06:05am EST

Perakslis shifting the FDA to a data-centric approach

The Food and Drug Administration's new Information Management Strategic plan is helping to create a new infrastructure to support using data to meet its mission.
January 24, 2013

Tags: Technology , Cloud computing , FDA , Eric Perakslis , data management , Virtualization , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 09:54pm EST

NIST's IT Lab well-heeled to answer agencies' expanding calls for its services

IT Lab Director Charles Romine said the organization collaborates with an ever-growing number of agencies on technology challenges. He said the Lab also is focusing on questions around cloud, cybersecurity, mobile computing and big data.
January 10, 2013

Tags: Technology , NIST , Charles Romine , Cloud computing , Mobile computing , cybersecurity , big data , interagency collaboration , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 09:56pm EST

CBP turns inward to modernize IT infrastructure

Charlie Armstrong, the agency's assistant commissioner for the Office of Information and Technology and chief information officer, said a new cloud initiative is the target environment for mission support systems. CBP recently moved all of its employees to email-in-the-cloud.
January 3, 2013

Tags: Technology , Charlie Armstrong , DHS , CBP , Mobile computing , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:13pm EST

Energy modernizing IT in layers with mobile at the top

Bob Brese, the agency's CIO, said cloud service and security operations center will help make the move to smartphones and tablet computers easier.
December 20, 2012 (Encore presentation January 31, 2013)

Tags: Technology , Bob Brese , Energy Department , Cloud computing , Mobile computing , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 06:48pm EST

Army 'to paint a picture' of force readiness for commanders

Lt. Col. Bobby Saxon, the division chief for the Army Enterprise Management Decision Support system, said a new dashboard will present data in a more user-friendly way for senior leaders to make decisions about warfighters.
December 13, 2012

Tags: Technology , Bobby Saxon , Army , Enterprise Management Decision Support , force readiness , workforce , data management , Oracle , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 07:32pm EST

Budget pressures force EEOC to shift gears

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission needed to find savings after its IT budget received a 15 percent reduction in 2012. Kim Hancher, the EEOC CIO, decided to reduce spending on mobile devices and instituted a BYOD policy to cut spending by almost 50 percent.
December 6, 2012

Tags: Technology , Kim Hancher , EEOC , Mobile computing , Gov 3.0: Its Mobile , Bring your own device , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 07:47pm EST
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