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DoD needs to consolidate data centers to become more efficient

A Congressional Research Service report found DoD accounts for 63 percent of energy consumption in the U.S. The White House's move to consolidate data centers could save at least $3 billion by 2015.

Tags: OMB , technology , management , Data center consolidation , cloud computing , DoD , GAO , Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative , Taeja Smith

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:01am EDT

Analysis: Interagency Taskforce releases report on unclassified information

Stephen Aftergood, Director of the Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists, explains how the report was written.

Tags: technology , management , Presidential Interagency Task Force on Controlled , Stephen Aftergood ,

Tuesday - 12/15/2009, 02:51pm EST

CRS details CTO challenges

Overlap of and defining duties at top of list

Tags: OMB , management , technology , CTO , FCC , Commerce Department , Congressional Research Service , National Telecommunications and Information Admini ,

Monday - 02/02/2009, 04:52pm EST

CRS details cyber questions for Congress

The Congressional Research Service outlined seven areas for lawmakers to consider to get further involved in oversight and control of the government's cybersecurity initiative.

Tags: technology , CRS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , cybersecurity

Thursday - 03/12/2009, 04:45pm EDT

New director at CRS may usher in new policies

Congressional Research Service's Daniel Mulhollan is stepping down after 14 years. Does this open the door for some new policies?

Tags: Steven Aftergood , Congressional Research Service , Daniel Mulhollan , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 03:37pm EST

Document classification system under review

In the government, it's said that nothing has more endurance, or lasts longer than a document stamped "top secret". A presidential advisory panel tasked with developing a newly streamlined classification and declassification system for the government wrestled with one proposal to get rid of one existing category all together.

Tags: national security , Public Interest Declassification Board , DoD , DoE , Andrew Weston-Dawkes , Steven Aftergood , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Monday - 07/26/2010, 06:45am EDT

Analysis: GAO in tug of war over Intelligence audits

We learn why the congressional watchdog has been caught in the middle of the debate.

Tags: technology , management , Intelligence Community , GAO , Steven Aftergood , Project on Government Secrecy , Dorothy Ramienski , DorobekInsider

Monday - 07/12/2010, 04:10pm EDT