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News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.
For the second year in a row, the number of citizens who report being satisfied with government services rose, according to a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. The higher governmentwide score was driven in large part by the increasing satisfaction with government websites, which rounded out the year at near all-time highs.
Satisfaction with federal e-government sites remained high throughout most of 2012, according to a quarterly report from ForeSee and the American Customer Satisfaction Index. On a 100-point scale, customer satisfaction with federal websites now sits at 75.3. That's actually down slightly from last quarter, which had set an all-time high, according to the latest report.
While government IT resources are shrinking, a dire need for improvements with customer interaction will be key to agencies survival.
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CIO Tommy Hwang said the agency is receiving more documents electronically from agencies and law firms than ever before. He also is moving the email system to the cloud and developing a BYOD policy.
May 17, 2012(Encore presentation June 28, 2012)
The results of a ForeSee poll also show one-third of the 40 federal websites surveyed already have launched mobile initiatives.
Agencies must report data center consolidation savings this week to OMB in preparation for 2013 budget request. The administration keeps the IT passback guidance short with a focus only on a few priorities over the next year.
CIS hires IBM to change business processes
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Listen to the second half of the conversation.
Mark Forman, the first administrator of e-government and information technology at OMB, gives us his thoughts.