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VA CIO Baker to resign

Roger Baker, VA's assistant secretary in the Office of Information and Technology, helped improve the agency's management of IT projects, implement mobile devices and continued to address cybersecurity.

Tags: VA , people , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/15/2013, 03:53pm EST

Beneficiaries claim VA's processing of GI Bill benefits still lackluster

The Department of Veterans Affairs' work to automate payments under the complicated Post-9/11 GI bill is coming to fruition. But schools and students complain about inability to track status of claims.

Tags: Congress , VA , Post-9/11 GI Bill , Hayleigh Perez , Michael Dakduk , Kim Hall , Robert Worley , House Veterans Affairs Committee , IRS , technology , Jared Serbu

Friday - 02/15/2013, 05:41am EST

DoD, VA accelerate schedule for integrated health record

The two departments are looking for "quick wins" in their integrated health-record strategy, aiming to bring the most important capabilities online three years early.

Tags: DoD , VA , health IT , technology , Integrated Electronic Health Record , Eric Shinseki , Leon Panetta , Jonathan Woodson , Elizabeth McGrath , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 03:05pm EST

VA testing cash prizes to improve its health record system

The Department of Veterans Affairs is trying out a new system of contests to make upgrades to its electronic medical record system. The agency plans to award up to three prizes worth $3 million to vendors who create open-source based components to VistA.

Tags: technology , VA , VistA , VMBS , health IT , acquisition , Jared Serbu

Friday - 02/01/2013, 05:32am EST
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Oct. 19, 2012

Warren Suss of Suss Consulting discusses Sprint's acquisition by Japanese company Softbank. Harl Sanderson, the "mayor of Beale Air Force Base," is honored as manager of the year. Roger Baker, the CIO at the VA, talks about the benefits of electronic health records. Technology reporter Ed Scannell reviews Windows 8.

Tags: Warren Suss , Sprint , Softbank , Harl Sanderson , technology , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , DoD , DoD Report , Veterans Affairs , health IT , Ed Scannell , Federal Drive

Friday - 10/19/2012, 09:29am EDT

VA awards contract for mobile device management, apps store

Procurement will start with management of 5,000 mobile devices, plus app stores for consumers inside and outside of VA. The agency awarded a three-year, $9.3 million deal to Longview International Technology Solutions to build and manage the technology in the cloud.

Tags: technology , VA , Longview International Technology Solutions , Agilex Technologies , mobile computing , BYOD , Jared Serbu , contracting , industry

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 05:00am EDT

OMB wants 'single door' for vendors at each agency

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel wants agencies to create vendor management organizations to centralize how contractors work with departments. So far, four agencies are piloting the vendor management organizations. VanRoekel, who also wants agencies to use investment review boards more for strategic goals, said the use of both tools "very much align with our priorities to do more with less."

Tags: technology , management , Steven VanRoekel , David Kappos , Scott Gould , David Hayes , VA , PTO , Interior , IRS , vendor management organizations , investment review boards , Jason Miller , President

Monday - 11/07/2011, 05:37am EST
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Encrypted laptops ease VA's concerns about data breaches

Department says 99 percent of laptops now are encrypted. Of the 21 laptops reported stolen or missing in the last two months, all were secured with security software.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , technology , cybersecurity , data breaches , encryption , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/03/2012, 05:17am EDT
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VA CIO wary of 'bring your own device'

Veteran Affairs' CIO Roger Baker pointed to concerns over cybersecurity as the reason why he's wary about agencies adopting bring-your-own-device initiatives.

Tags: technology , Bring your own device , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive , Veterans Affairs , Management of Change Conference

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 08:36am EDT

Agencies getting tools to 'innovate with less'

The Shared Services Strategy is the latest way agencies can reduce spending on infrastructure technology and spend more on mission-critical IT. Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel said PortfolioStat is the lynchpin to the entire process for agencies. He held the first meeting with agencies leaders to discuss expectations.

Tags: technology , management , Steven VanRoekel , OMB , VA , Simon Szykman , Commerce , shared services , TechAmerica , Information Week , budget , PortfolioStat , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/04/2012, 05:18am EDT
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