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White House hints at new government priorities

The White House is offering a peek into its plans for the coming months as Barack Obama enters the third year of his presidency. Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients discussed the future at the Excellence in Government conference Monday.

Tags: management , OMB , Jeffrey Zients , Danny Werfel , Excellence in Government , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 06:44am EDT
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GSA's next cloud offering: e-mail-as-a-service

GSA is ramping up cloud computing, preparing the next two governmentwide contracts for cloud computing. Agency issues notice that a RFP could be issued by early 2011. GSA also considering geospatial platform-as-a-service offering later next year.

Tags: technology , Dave McClure , OMB , GSA , cloud computing , Geospatial information , e-mail-as-a-service , infrastructure-as-a-service , platform-as-a-service , apps.gov , FedRAMP , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 07:21am EDT
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Data.gov moving into implementation stage

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.

Tags: technology , OMB , GSA , VA , Data.gov , mobile apps , ELC 2010 , data sharing , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 07:15am EDT
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OPM shakes up retirement office to improve claims processing

The backlog of claims by federal employees who are retiring is growing larger. OPM said it takes more than 100 days to process a claim. OPM Director John Berry said the agency is increasing the claims processing staff and looking at ways technology can improve the process.

Tags: pay and benefits , technology , John Berry , William Zielinski , Matt Perry , OPM , OMB , SSA , Retirement Systems Modernization , retirement benefits processing , Jason Miller , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 03:06pm EDT
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GSA awards 11 spots on first cloud BPA

Vendors still must go through the cybersecurity certification and accreditation process before they can offer these infrastructure services. This is the first award under the federal cloud computing initiative. All of these services will be available through the Apps.gov platform.

Tags: contracting , technology , industry , Dave McClure , GSA , OMB , cloud computing , infrastructure-as-a-service , apps.gov , FedRAMP , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 07:15am EDT

Kundra stresses importance of data center consolidation to FedTalks crowd

ederal CIO Vivek Kundra explained why the data center consolidation is so important to the audience at FedTalks 2010.

Tags: CIO , data center consolidation , technology , budget , FedTalks 2010 , Obama administration , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 10/13/2010, 05:00pm EDT
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For Fed CIOs and IT vendors, IPv6 checklist time is now

With new guidance from the Office of Management and Budget for federal computer networks regarding IPv6 compliance, what should federal chief information officers and network administrators be doing now to prepare their networks? Some advice from a network expert trying to help both industry and federal officials with the transition.

Tags: technology , IT , IPv6 , OMB , University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab , Tim Winters , Max Cacas

Monday - 10/11/2010, 07:01am EDT

Countdown: Defense finance mess; Feds retiring quicker

This week's three most important Federal news stories, as chosen by Agilex's Bob Otto, and Washington Post "Federal Eye" Ed O'Keefe.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Bob Otto , Ed O'Keefe , Federal News Countdown , Shirley Sherrod , USDA , Tom Vilsack , Gulf Coast oil spill , OMB , Ted Kaufman , VA , FDCCI , GAO , DoD , Asif Khan , ERP

Friday - 10/08/2010, 03:33pm EDT
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OMB, CIO Council issues new IPv6 guidance

Agencies must make their data networks compliant with the IPv6 protocol now. The government and private industry face a looming crisis as Internet addresses defined by an increasingly dated technical protocol run out, possibly as early as next year. Agencies must first upgrade external servers to run the new protocol.

Tags: technology , IPv6 , OMB , Commerce , Larry Strickling , NTIA , American Registry for Internet Numbers , Pete Tseronis , Energy , DoD , Ron Broersma , CIO Council , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 03:50pm EDT
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