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OMB to measure IT projects through a dashboard

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra announces plan to gauge technology programs monthly and hold agency CIOs more accountable. The initial version of the tool should be up by June 30.

Tags: management , Technology , OMB , IAC , ACT , IT project oversight

Monday - 06/01/2009, 07:13pm EDT

GAO to tell lawmakers agency cyber measures are lacking

Testimony obtained by FederalNewsRadio says IT security measurements focus too much on compliance and not on risk. GAO surveyed 24 agencies and found few have moved beyond just fulfilling FISMA requirements.

Tags: Technology , Greg Wilshusen , John Streufert , GAO , OMB , State Department , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , NIST , Tom Davis , Deloitte , Cybersecurity , FISMA , Risk management

Thursday - 10/29/2009, 02:24pm EDT

Chopra, Kundra speak out on technology and government

Almost ten months into the Obama White House, the President has made a commitment to make more use of technology to fundamentally change the way government does business. Two of his top technology officials paused to offer some ideas of how -- and why -- they plan to leverage technology to improve government.

Tags: newsstand , management , Excellence in Government , Aneesh Chopra , Open Government Directive , President Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 10/06/2009, 06:44am EDT

OMB wants updated TIC plans by Sept. 25

Agencies must tell DHS, OMB how they will meet reduce the number of Internet connections they run. Some departments also have to estimate cost to meet TIC through Networx contract by Sept. 30.

Tags: Technology , OMB , GSA , DHS , Cybersecurity , Trusted Internet connection , Networx , Einstein

Monday - 09/21/2009, 03:57pm EDT

GSA extends deadline for infrastructure-as-a-service RFQ

Agency says industry questions are main reason for the extra time. Cloud storefront also likely delayed.

Tags: Technology , Contracting , GSA , OMB , cloud computing

Wednesday - 09/02/2009, 04:59pm EDT

EXCLUSIVE: OMB guidance sets technology tone for 2010, beyond

Internal documents obtained by Federal ews Radio details administration's plans to require use of the secure identity card, cloud computing, data center consolidation and several other initiatives. Current and former government officials say OMB clarified its stance on how to move forward with many of the former Bush administration initiatives.

Tags: Technology , management , OMB , budget , e-government , Lines of Business , cloud computing , Cybersecurity , grants management , Data center consolidation , HSPD-12 , teleworking , E-Travel

Thursday - 12/10/2009, 07:34pm EST

Data center proliferation must end, Kundra says

The number of data centers has almost tripled over the past 10 years across government. One estimate is that 80 percent of all these capabilities are underutilized. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says cloud computing is part of the answer to reducing the data center infrastructure.

Tags: Contracting , Technology , Gary Winkler , Jeff Sorenson , Greg Wilshusen , Diane Watson , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Army , OMB , GSA , GAO , DHS , IAC/ACT , Executive Leadership Conference , data center , APCs , Cybersecurity

Wednesday - 10/28/2009, 06:54am EDT

OMB eyes Sept. 9 to launch cloud storefront

GSA putting pieces in place through acquisition process. RFQ for infrastructure-as-a-service expected soon, and more information about software-as-a-service coming too.

Tags: Technology , Contracting , Ed O'Hare , GSA , OMB , INPUT , cloud computing , Networx , Telecommunications

Wednesday - 07/29/2009, 06:56am EDT
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