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The not-for-profit Wounded Warrior Project trains veterans in cybersecurity.
Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor ALL those who served honorably in the military - in wartime or peacetime. VA Assistant Secretary Tammy Duckworth joins us with details.
The VA's VistA health IT system could be national model, said James Herbsleb, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, in an interview with the DorobekINSIDER.
Agency CIO Baker said moving the electronic health system to open source would let VA to more easily and more quickly use software developed outside of the department. VA's decision comes after an industry panel recommended 10 ways to fix VistA.
The Washington Post reports on what the administration's top officials are doing to mark Veterans Day.
The Army will use an open source version of Veterans Affairs electronic health records system. The software will be installed at a 50-bed hospital in Baghdad.
The Office of Management and Budget chose four ideas out of 18,000 entries that will save the government money. The winner will get to meet President Obama and present their idea. Voting starts today.
Tags: management , Jeff Zients , Marjorie Cook , Thomas Koenning , Paul Behe , Trudy Givens , Nancy Fichtner , OMB , USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service , Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administ , DHS , Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons , SAVE Award , Jason Miller
Federal Times and the Washington Post report on a Merit Systems Protection Board ruling that the Federal Career Intern Program violates the rules to make vacancies public.
OPM hosted a standing-room only training session to help agencies understand what the Executive Order to hire more people with disabilities calls for. OPM is developing new tools including a database of potentially qualified applicants and online training to help agencies bring more people with disabilities into the government.
Federal CIO Kundra said an upcoming conference will help agencies share and find best practices for prioritizing data sets. Departments are struggling to meet stake holder demands for opening up data. Kundra said more and more these data sets are leading to third party applications.