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The Defense Department Tuesday will try to explain to lawmakers just how much progress it has made with its electronic health record system, called AHLTA.
The General receives his fourth star in addition to the new command. He says the goal of the Cyber Command is to defend DoD networks.
The administration proposes to decrease the governmentwide technology budget by 1.6 percent over the 2010 enacted funding. White House also zeroes out funding for OPM's Retirement Systems Modernization program in 2011. OMB also plans to create centralized IT services around data centers, cloud computing and other areas.
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Brigadier Gen. Steven Smith says his office will meet with his counterpart in the Marines this week and other services soon to figure out how to share certified products more easily. Vendors say the process to get on these lists is inconsistent, difficult and expensive. Smith says DoD recognizes the challenges and wants to increase collaboration among the services.
General Dynamics Information Technology and Lockheed Martin won separate deals worth a total of about $200 million to integrate source information to produce situational awareness, threat assessment and resource management for the Information Fusion Center, the Navy says.
The VA hopes to improve the care it gives veterans of Desert Storm and Desert Shield. The department is seeking public comment on a task force's recommendations.
Agencies will work with private sector providers to share electronic health records through the Nationwide Health Information Network. This will be the second site to use the NHIN.
GSA says agencies have awarded 37 task orders worth more than $400 million on the large and small versions of the technology services governmentwide acquisition contract. DoD is the biggest user of the large business Alliant contract so far.
The Pentagon takes part in eighth annual IT Job Shadow day. It hosts more than 140 students to provide a rare look at the technology employment opportunities in the military. The goal is to get a pipeline going to replace the baby boomers who are expected to retire in the coming years.
System integration, bandwidth providing separate challenges