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VA planning two RFPs to help fix patient scheduling problems

The first solicitation will address near-term fixes for the current application. The second one will look to commercial technology for a wholesale replacement of the scheduling application. VA says it will build off the contest it ran in 2013 where it awarded $3 million to competitors to develop VISTA-friendly scheduling software.

Tags: technology , acquisition , contracting , industry , Veterans Affairs , Steph Warren , Chris Miller , DoD ,

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:58am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Veterans Affairs Department will try to address one major aspect of its patient scheduling scandal by looking to industry for help. VA is planning two major acquisitions in the coming months. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss what VA is trying to do. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , acquisition , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 08:52am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Veterans Affairs Department will try to address one major aspect of its patient scheduling scandal by looking to industry for help. VA is planning two major acquisitions in the coming months. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller has the details on what VA is trying to do. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: In Depth

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 03:36pm EDT
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GAO denies latest protest of Office Supplies 3 solicitation

Lawyers say GSA's analysis of the impact of OS3 on small businesses met the requirements under the Small Business Jobs Act.

Tags: contracting , industry , GAO , GSA , SBA , Office Supplies 3 , federal strategic sourcing initiative ,

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 11:39am EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The deadline for FedRAMP compliance has come and gone and it may not have been such a big deal. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller writes about the deadline "Inside the Reporter's Notebook" and he says this isn't the FedRAMP program's idea.

Tags: In Depth

Monday - 06/09/2014, 05:55pm EDT
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Sara Meyers, Housing and Urban Development Department

The Service to America Medals honor federal employees who go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve the public. Federal News Radio will be speaking to the finalists. The Housing and Urban Development Department launched a data-analysis program in 2010 to monitor federal housing programs. Two years later, Hurricane Sandy put the system to the test. Sara Meyers co-developed the program called HUDStat. She now runs the Sandy Program Management Office, which applies data analysis to the $50 billion Sandy recovery effort. She joined Jason Miller on the Federal Drive to discuss HUDStat and the progress it has made. Read a Q&A with Sara Meyers.

Tags: Sara Myers , Service to America Medals , HUD , Federal Drive ,

Monday - 06/09/2014, 08:50am EDT
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Julie Kowalsky, Curator, Naval History and Heritage Command

The Naval History and Heritage Command is rolling up its sleeves to rediscover the Navy's hidden treasures. The small staff is in the middle of an effort to catalog, photograph and rehouse its popular weapons collection that dates back to the 17th century. Julie Kowalsky, curator with the Naval History and Heritage Command, spoke with Jason Miller on the Federal Drive about the collection.

Tags: Julie Kowalsky , Naval History and Heritage Command , Federal Drive

Monday - 06/09/2014, 09:42am EDT
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Too often, CIOs left wishing for funding for innovation, modernization

A new survey by TechAmerica and Grant Thornton found many agency chief information officers continue to spend too much on legacy systems and don't have money to develop or modernize new software or applications. But tools such as PortfolioStat are making a difference in helping senior IT managers understand and have a say in where money is spent in their agency.

Tags: technology , TechAmerica , Grant Thornton , George DelPrete , OMB , cloud computing , cybersecurity , shared services ,

Friday - 06/06/2014, 03:55am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Federal chief information officers are adjusting well to the new normal of their technology budgets. But it doesn't mean they are successfully shifting money to modernization and innovation initiatives quite yet. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joins us with what CIOs say are their biggest challenges and concerns in a new TechAmerica and Grant Thornton survey. Read Jason's related story.

Tags: In Depth

Friday - 06/06/2014, 06:05pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Data Aggregation Working Group, or DAWG, will deliver both plans and tools later this year to change the way agencies review and share terrorism information. DAWG members hope the reference architecture, as the plan is called, will give law enforcement and intelligence community agencies a new path toward understanding the full threat picture. Dirk Rankin is the chief technology officer for the National Counterterrorism Center and the co-chairman of the Data Aggregation Working Group. Paul Reynolds is the other co-chairman. In part two of their interview, they tell executive editor Jason Miller about the DAWG's role in creating a secure information sharing environment. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: technology , information sharing

Friday - 06/06/2014, 09:48am EDT
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