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WFED's Jason Miller reports.
A government accounting industry group spearheads development of a breakthrough in converting audit records from one proprietary format to another making the data searchable and easier to analyze. The new technique will make it possible for databases of information previously untouchable by contemporary software techniques to be mined and analyzed for new information on federal government grant spending.
Changing the perception of government one app at a time.
Agencies launch redesigned governmentwide portal with Microsoft's Bing search engine. As a part of the launch, OMB and GSA make 18 mobile applications available from agencies across the government. Federal CIO Kundra says the government must improve how citizens access information and interact with agencies.
Most mid- and small agencies missed the June 1 deadline to choose the Networx carrier to implement Managed Trusted IP Services. Some say part of the reason for the missed mandate is because GSA and DHS have approved only one MTIPS provider so far. OMB still wants agencies to have all traffic going through a TIC access point by Jan. 31.
Tags: technology , contracting , GSA , Mike Howell , Warren Suss , Diana Gowen , Suss Consulting , Qwest , AT&T , Verizon , Sprint , L3 , Networx , TIC , Cybersecurity , MTIPS , telecommunications , Jason Miller
Fourteen years ago, Congress passed the landmark Clinger-Cohen Act, creating the job of chief information officer in federal agencies. How has the job changed over the years, and what do today's CIOs think of their role?
Tags: technology , chief information officer , Richard Spires , DHS , David Wennergren , DoD , Susan Swart , State Department , Joe Klimavich , NOAA , Government Executive , Clinger Cohen Act , Max Cacas
OMB released new guidance to shift agencies from focusing on planning and reporting their performance to using their performance information to make decisions.
Is it easier to get a progressive bill past a Senate filibuster than it is to kill a failed government IT project?
As agencies try to hire hundreds of trained cybersecurity experts in the coming years, there are questions about whether that need can be met. Some observers wonder whether there really are enough cybersecurity workers.
White House says it will review programs that are in the most trouble, and terminate them if neccessary.