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SSA nominee seeks to mend labor-management fences

Carolyn Watts Colvin, the nominee to be Social Security Administration commissioner, vowed to Senate lawmakers to soothe turbulent relations between the agency and its labor unions. Colvin also said she plans to tackle troubled IT systems that still run COBOL.

Tags: SSA , Ron Wyden , Carolyn Watts Colvin , AFGE , management , technology , Orrin Hatch , Ariel Levin-Waldman , Congress

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:19am EDT
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SSA not ready to meet future challenges

The National Academy of Public Administration says the Social Security Administration is not ready for the challenges of the future. NAPA says shrinking budgets, retiring workers and rapidly changing technology are all issues that need to be addressed in the next 15 years.

Tags: Ariel Levin-Waldman , SSA , NAPA , management , hiring , IT

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:55pm EDT

Railroad Retirement Board sets strategy to move off COBOL

Ram Murthy, the RRB chief information officer, is following a four-year IT enterprise roadmap to modernize his agency's back-office systems.
January 30, 2014

Tags: technology , Railroad Retirement Board , Ram Murthy , Mainframe computers , Virtualization , Microsoft , Windows 7 , Jason Miller , Ask the CIO

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 10:42am EST
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Cobol: Can it help your agency?

Micro Focus' Tod Thompkins, joins host John Gilroy to talk about launching and maintaining complex IT systems, in the age of austerity.
October 25, 2011

Tags: technology , legacy migration , cost savings , application development , testing , debt ceiling , budget , mainframe migration , Tod Tompkins , Micro Focus , cloud computing , information technology , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 07:06pm EDT
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How to move cheaply out of COBOL

COmmon Business-Oriented Language still common in government. Joe Moyer of Micro Focus tells us about it.

Tags: Federal Drive , technology , Joe Moyer , Micro Focus , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 09:42am EDT
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How, and why, to modernize the legacy of COBOL

An estimated 80% of the world's business ran on COBOL by 1997, but it might be time for your agency to explore some options. ResQSofts' Tom Bragg explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , technology , ResQSoft , Tom Bragg , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 09:31am EDT
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