The Veterans Affairs Department reports on its IT and social media programs and how well it met performance goals.
Agencies are making progress in meeting the goals of an executive order issued by President Obama last November to encourage the hiring of vets into federal jobs.
The Veterans Affairs Department's new blog is edited by Brandon Friedman, who also is VA director of new media.
A new website is geared toward helping soldiers and veterans who need complex medical care to navigate all the available information on benefits and other resources.
The Veterans Affairs Department and the Defense Department are seeking to modernize their patient health record systems.
A pair of conferences in Washington get under way and feature government executives speaking about innovation and other IT-related issues.
The Veterans Affairs Department is moving to automate the processing of veterans' education benefits, but the program is still vulnerable to performance and cost problems, according to the VA's inspector general.
The Veterans Affairs Department is nearly two years behind schedule in implementing secure credentials for employees and contractors as required by Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12.
The Veterans Affairs Department is taking a number of steps to maKe it easier for veterans to interact with the agency by phone or via the Internet.
The inspector general is taking the Veterans Health Administration to task for gaps in its oversight of contractors receiving economic stimulus law funding.
A VA IT official said a new tool that provides an overview of all computers and IT devices on the department's central network should be operating soon.
The Veterans Affairs Department's FLITE financial system modernization got behind schedule partially because VA personnel missed conference calls with the contractor, according to a new report.