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The Postal Service is considering expanding its mail delivery business into the digital realm. A new white paper from USPS's inspector general explores the idea of what it calls the eMailbox. Customers could choose what mail they want to receive the old fashioned way, or in a new, secure electronic format, coupled with a new data storage service the IG calls eLockbox. The Postal Service explored a similar idea in the late 1990s, but eventually abandoned the concept because it felt the market wasn't yet mature enough.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says a new system for tracking the development of tehnology projects has led to huge gains in on-time delivery of IT systems. VA introduced the Performance Management and Accountability System in 2009. Back then, it was only delivering 30-percent of its IT projects on schedule. But in new results just announced for 2011, VA says it met project milestones on 89 percent of its projects. And VA says half the projects that missed the milestones got caught up within the next two weeks.
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September 23rd, 2009
Looking into the clouds is something Federal IT leaders are spending a lot of time doing.
October 14th, 2009
One of the reasons agencies are looking at moving to the cloud is for the energy savings. So it seems appropriate that one of the agencies looking hard at a couple options for cloud computing is the Energy Department.
September 30th, 2009
Cloud computing in the Federal government is getting a shot in the arm from Apps.gov, a new web site that we learned about last week on the program from Federal CIO Vivek Kundra.
October 21st, 2009
Like other Federal organizations, the Army buys a lot of information technology. They've encouraged buyers to use the Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions web site (CHESS). Now they're changing the rules.
October 7th, 2009
Transparency and openness in government are two goals the Obama Administration wants to meet by using technology. Aneesh Chopra, the first Federal Chief Technology Officer, is challenging agencies to open their minds to using IT in new ways.