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House passes Defense acquisition reform bill

H.R. 5013 is aimed at waste, fraud and abuse.

Tags: contracting , management , acquisition , waste , fraud , abuse , Capitol Hill

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 06:47pm EDT

Congress turns up heat on DoD business systems

The department's chief management officer must certify all business systems that are expected to cost more than $100 million over their lifecycle meet certain requirements. This is the second time in five years lawmakers are trying to fix these business systems problems. DoD also trying to standardize 15 core business functions in an effort to overcome these challenges.

Tags: technology , management , Beth McGrath , Doug Webster , Business Transformation Agency , AFCEA , IAC , Business systems architecture , Business process reengineering , Chief management officer

Wednesday - 03/03/2010, 07:15am EST
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DoD tells Congress greening doesn't affect goals

Pentagon officials try to ease lawmakers' fears about whether renewable energy projects are affecting military functions. DoD has set up a task force to look at this issue, and wants to use advanced technology to help plan for projects.

Tags: mngt , Dorothy Robyn , Jerry Hansen , Debra Tune , Solomon Ortiz , Randy Forbes , Navy , Army , Air Force , House Armed Services Committee , Green government , energy efficiency , Military readiness

Thursday - 02/25/2010, 07:10am EST
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DARPA is a groundbreaking agency -- again

Less than two years from now the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will move into a new headquarters building in Arlington, Virginia. Before that can happen, the former Metrobus maintenance garage will require cleanup of diesel and chemical pollution in the ground. While DARPA employs fewer than 250 people, the new headquarters allows Virginia to retain more than 800 jobs because of the contracting jobs associated with DARPA, which has an annual budget of more than $3 billion.

Tags: technology , DARPA , Regina Dugan , Jim Moran , Barbara Favola , GSA , Bob Peck , Internet , Tim Kaine , Arlington County , Max Cacas

Thursday - 10/29/2009, 07:06am EDT
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DoD, OPM to review NSPS

The Department of Defense and the Office of Personnel Management have will be reviewing the National Security Personnel System.

Tags: P&B , NSPS , OPM , William Lynn , John Gage , American Federation of Government Employees

Monday - 03/16/2009, 04:21pm EDT

U.S. Visit wants to be biometrics provider for all of DHS

The Homeland Security's U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program still is developing recommendations and options for Secretary Janet Napolitano for how to implement the land exit portion of the entry-exit system.

Tags: technology , Steve Yonkers , DHS , Coast Guard , IDGA , biometrics , U.S. Visit

Tuesday - 03/03/2009, 07:32pm EST
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DoD out in front with unified communications

The Unified Communications Strategy describes DoD's end state and how they were going to get there, according to Cindy Moran, the Defense Information Systems Agency's director of network services.

Tags: technology , Cindy Moran , DISA , SSA , CDW-G , Pete Scheckel , unified communications , Voice over IP , COOP

Friday - 02/27/2009, 07:48pm EST
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Obama offers glimpse into management reforms

2010 budget request details direction administration is heading

Tags: mngt , Peter Orzsag , Barack Obama , White House , OMB , DHS , Labor , SBA , VA , Census , GAO , IRS , Jon Desenberg , Performance Institute , PART , performance measurement , management agenda , acquisition reform , 2010 budget

Friday - 02/27/2009, 07:13am EST
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SSA in final preparations to jump on nationwide health exchange

If all goes as SSA officials expect, the agency's initial use of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) with MedVirginia will begin to validate Congress's decision to include $19 billion for health IT in the stimulus bill.

Tags: technology , management , Debbie Somers , SSA , HHS , VA , USDA , DHS , NIH , Indian Health Service , CDC , Suss Consulting , health IT , Nationwide Health Information Exchange

Wednesday - 02/18/2009, 07:37pm EST
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