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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

House Veterans Affairs lawmakers want more details on why the Veterans Affairs Department let 14 contractor employees telework from countries like China and India. The latest VA Inspector General report on the agency's cybersecurity once again calls into question VA's actions and reactions to the potential problems. In the latest edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the latest concerns from members of Congress on VA's cybersecurity.

Tags: Jason Miller , Veterans Affairs , In Depth

Monday - 04/20/2015, 04:24pm EDT

Military associations embrace some compensation and retirement recommendations

Five military associations are calling on the House Armed Services Committee members to take a closer look at several of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's recommendations.

Tags: pay and benefits , DoD , House Armed Services Committee , Air Force Association , Jason Miller , National Guard

Monday - 04/20/2015, 04:25am EDT

House lawmakers alarmed by VA's overseas network access

On the heels of another Veterans Affairs Department inspector general report showing departmental cybersecurity practices falling short, House Veterans Affairs Committee lawmakers are pressing for more answers about just how secure the data of millions of veterans are in the agency's network.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , VA , House Veterans Affairs Committee , oversight , Stephen Warren , VA cyber on the hot seat , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/20/2015, 04:04am EDT

DoD to create single IT shared services office for DC region

The Defense Department is creating a single shared-services office for all commodity information technology for the Washington metro area and placing it under the Defense Information Systems Agency.

Tags: DoD , technology , Shared Services , Army ITA , Enterprise Information Technology Service Division , Bob Work , DISA , Jason Miller , exclusive

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:16am EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Defense Department is creating a new commodity technology shared service provider to serve the Pentagon and other locations in the Washington, D.C. area. DoD will issue a memo in the coming weeks to merge the Army's IT agency and other IT service providers into the Defense Information System Agency. In his biweekly feature, "Inside the Reporter's Notebook," executive editor Jason Miller has exclusive details of this new shared services set up. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to review them.

Tags: Jason Miller , commodity technology , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Shared Services , Army , DoD

Monday - 04/13/2015, 09:54am EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: IT shared services for Pentagon; Cloud legislation gets new life

In this week's Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Army's last bastion of control in the Pentagon building is coming to an end and Capitol Hill warms to the idea of new legislation to make it easier for agencies to buy cloud services.

Tags: Jason Miller

Monday - 04/13/2015, 05:12am EDT

Acquisition leaders on the move at VA, GSA

As much attention as the Veterans Affairs senior executive responsible for oversight of the debacle in Boulder, Colorado of the construction of a new hospital left, his replacement got strikingly little fanfare.

Tags: people , technology , acquisition , VA , Greg Giddens , Larry Gross , Interior , USDA , Jim Gwinn , GSA , Greg Hammond , Tom Sharpe , Tim Horne , Amanda Fredriksen , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:53am EDT

IT Job of the Week

The Library of Congress seeks a chief information officer.

Tags: Jason Miller , job of the week

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:58am EDT

Lessons for federal IT from Roman architecture

Scott told the 39 participants who kicked off the IT Solutions Challenge last week to follow in the example of an ancient Roman architect.

Tags: management , technology , Tony Scott , Lisa Danzig , OMB , CIO Council , IT Solutions Challenge , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:46am EDT
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