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NARA ends development of ERA project

WFED's Jason Miller gives an update on NARA's cancellation of the contract for the electronic records archive.

Tags: NARA , Lockheed Martin , jason miller , electiontronic records archive , technology , Dorobek Insider , contracting

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 04:00pm EST
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DAU hires new president, launches services tool

Katrina McFarland takes over for Frank Anderson as the new head of the Defense Acquisition University. DAU also will provide help for all agencies in buying services.

Tags: contracting , Kathrina McFarland , Lyle Eesley , Frank Kendall , Ashton Carter , DAU , DoD , Missile Defense Agency , service acquisitions , Service Acquisition Mall , jason miller

Wednesday - 12/15/2010, 03:19pm EST

Senate omnibus bill includes 2-year pay freeze

The $1.1 trillion Senate omnibus bill would authorize President Obama's pay freeze proposal. But it protects against furloughs or reductions-in-force. The Senate's bill would replace the House's version, which is a continuing resolution. Lawmakers must approve a bill before Dec. 19 when the current CR expires.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay freeze , pay debate , Senate , omnibus , Congress , House , continuing resolution , furloughs , jason miller , Jolie Lee , management , contracting

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 07:28pm EST

New interagency contracts now require business cases

The FAR Councils issued an interim rule requiring changes to the use of and oversight of interagency contracts. OFPP reports that agencies spent $52 billion on multiple award and GWACs in 2009. The new requirements will help get that spending under better control, the councils say.

Tags: contracting , Dan Gordon , OFPP , OMB , FAR Councils , Interagency contracting , Multiple award contracts , GWACs , jason miller

Monday - 12/13/2010, 03:20pm EST

Industry, feds react with optimism to OMB's IT reforms

The administration detailed a 25-point plan to improve the way agencies buy and manage technology. Current and former government officials say OMB is using lessons learned from the past to set the agencies up for success.

Tags: technology , management , Vivek Kundra , Teri Takai , Jeff Zients , OMB , DoD , Tim Young , Mark Forman , Bob Dix , Deloitte Consulting , KPMG , Juniper Networks , IT reforms , cloud computing , agile development , cybersecurity , jason miller

Friday - 12/10/2010, 07:18am EST
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OMB targets high-risk IT projects

WFED's Jason Miller gives an update on the 26 high-risk IT projects on OMB's list.

Tags: OMB , technology , High-Risk List , jason miller , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 04:00pm EST
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State's Swart ready to start new projects

State Department CIO Susan Swart tells Federal News Radio she can see a light at the end of the tunnel for several large and important technology projects.
December 9, 2010

Tags: Susan Swart , State , mobile devices , iPhone , IT consolidation , SMART program , technology , jason miller , Ask the CIO

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 01:29pm EST
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OMB plans 25-point IT reform

Senior administration officials this morning will propose major changes to the way agencies buy, manage and implement technology over the next 18 months. The reforms include moving at least three technologies to the cloud, changing the role of CIOs and strengthening program management across the government. OMB applying industry best practices and lessons learned from TechStat sessions.

Tags: technology , Vivek Kundra , Jeff Zients , OMB , IT management reforms , data center consolidation , cloud computing , program management , agile development , high-risk projects , jason miller

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 07:46am EST
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OMB course corrects 16 IT projects

The administration said its review of 16 of the 26 high-risk technology programs led to one termination, eight programs are scaled back and seven projects have accelerated delivery timetables. OMB said agencies saved or avoided spending $1.3 billion over the life of these 16 projects.

Tags: technology , Jeff Zients , Vivek Kundra , OMB , DHS , Interior , USDA , NARA , high-risk projects , project management , jason miller

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 07:41am EST
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