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IT dashboard pushes CIOs back to the front and center

Transparency gives additional clout to make technology projects perform. Tool replaces OMB watch lists and makes information more interactive.

Tags: mngt , Technology , Vivek Kundra , Dave Wennergren , Tom Coburn , Susan Collins , Joseph Lieberman , OMB , DoD , CIO Council , Ed Meagher , Dan Mintz , CSC , SRA , IT Dashboard , accountability , FFATA , transparency

Wednesday - 07/01/2009, 06:30am EDT

OMB lets agency IT workers kick the dashboard's tires

Release of tools expected to be June 30. Hundreds have tested the tool so far.

Tags: Technology , Vivek Kundra , Sen. Tom Carper , OMB , GSA ,

Wednesday - 06/24/2009, 06:58pm EDT

DHS nominee: science for security

Senate Homeland Security Committee holds confirmation hearings for Tara O'Toole, President Obama's nominee to head up the Science and Technology Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security. O'Toole brings a background in medicine and science to the job overseeing the development of technology for the agencies tasked with protecting the nation.

Tags: Technology , special report , DHS , mngt , nominations , transition , Tara O'Toole , Senator Joe Lieberman , Senator Susan Collins ,

Friday - 06/19/2009, 07:02am EDT

Federal preparations for flu pandemic found wanting

Some surprising findings from a GAO study of federal government preparedness for a possible flu pandemic. A Senate subcommittee holds hearings days after the World Health Organization declares H1N1 flu virus spread has officially reached pandemic status. Agencies bracing for possible return of swine flu this fall.

Tags: P&B , telework , OPM , John Berry , swine flu , H1N1 virus , Sen. Daniel Akaka (D.-Hawaii). , Nancy Kichak , Elaine Duke , DHS

Wednesday - 06/17/2009, 07:14am EDT

Census nominee: blunt response to mixing politics and the count

President Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Census Bureau responded in the bluntest terms possible to questions regarding the politicization of the 2010 census. Senate leaders expect to vote on the nomination before adjourning for the Memorial Day recess.

Tags: management , Census , Dr. Robert Groves , Senator Tom Carper , Senator Susan Collins , nomination

Friday - 05/15/2009, 07:39pm EDT

White House finally sends Zients nomination to Hill

Senate committee schedules hearing for federal CTO nominee Chopra for May 19.

Tags: mngt , Jeffrey Zients , Clay Johnson , Christine Griffin , Aneesh Chopra , Sen. Joseph Lieberman , OMB , OPM , Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Commit , CTO , DDM , chief performance officer

Wednesday - 05/13/2009, 06:44am EDT

Berry nomination approved by committee voice vote

Tags: management , OPM , John Berry ,

Wednesday - 04/01/2009, 08:00pm EDT
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