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HealthCare.gov contractors point fingers at CMS for site bottlenecks

The House Energy and Commerce Committee called representatives from four contractors including prime contractor CGI Federal to the committee to investigate the bumpy launch of the health care website. Contractors responsible for key parts of the website told lawmakers that the federal government was responsible for comprehensively testing the site and that a late decision to require logging into the system before browsing for insurance plans created bottlenecks that crippled the site.

Tags: technology , oversight , acquisition , House Energy and Commerce Committee , Cheryl Campbell , CGI Federal , HealthCare.gov , Andrew Slavitt , QSSI , Tim Murphy , Jack Moore ,

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 03:35pm EDT

Agencies exploring the right balance between open data, security

HHS is using big data to improve the cybersecurity of their systems, but also using a layered approach to protect the information. Commerce wants to improve the governance and usability of its data. USDA is creating a big data strategy.

Tags: technology , big data , cybersecuirty , Kevin Charest , Commerce , Simon Syzkman , NSF , Fen Zhao , USDA , Charles McClam , information sharing , Jason Miller

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:39am EDT
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HHS pacing its move to the cloud

The Department of Health and Human Services will release a solicitation for email-as-a-service this summer.
August 29, 2013

Tags: technology , Frank Baitman , cloud computing , PortfolioStat , shared services , USDA , National Finance Center , virtual desktop initiative , email as a service , Jason Miller , Ask the CIO

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 09:45pm EDT
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GAO advocates for a better-defined grants-management workforce

A new GAO report is recommending OMB be more specific in its guidance on grant management. The report said 5,100 employees are significantly involved in managing grants.

Tags: grants management , OMB , OPM , GAO , COFAR , workforce , management , Cogan Schneier

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 06:29am EDT

HHS pacing its move to the cloud

The Department of Health and Human Services will release a solicitation for email-as-a-service this summer.
July 11, 2013

Tags: technology , Frank Baitman , cloud computing , PortfolioStat , shared services , USDA , National Finance Center , virtual desktop initiative , email as a service , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 09:45pm EDT
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GAO: Agencies should expand TechStat reviews to all high-risk projects

Federal agencies need to step up their use of TechStat sessions, the Government Accountability Office concluded in a new report. The face-to-face meetings of IT officials and agency leaders have been put to use by the Office of Management and Budget and individual agencies to turn around or terminate dozens of failing IT projects. But only about a third of the agency projects deemed most at risk of cost overruns or schedule slips have undergone the reviews, GAO reported.

Tags: TechStat , OMB , management , IT , Commerce , DHS , USDA , Jack Moore

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:49pm EDT

Rep. Issa heading down familiar path for IT reform; Senate still in discovery mode

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) plans to offer the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) as an amendment later this week to the 2013 Defense Authorization bill. The Senate held a hearing looking at the best approach to empower federal CIOs. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee heard that transparency, visibility and senior leadership are common traits among successful CIOs.

Tags: technology , management , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Steve VanRoekel , OMB , Simon Szykman , Commerce , Frank Baitman , David Powner , GAO , CIO authorities , PortfolioStat , IT duplication , Commodity IT , Darrell Issa , Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 05:26am EDT
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