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Government maps health IT goals through 2020

ONC will focus more on data interoperability and the use of health IT to improve patient outcomes.

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DOD IG: Pentagon falling short on cloud strategy

A new inspector general's report says the Defense Department has not adequately trained acquisition and contract specialists who buy cloud services.

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Halvorsen: JRSS tests reveal solid backbone

Acting DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen said initial tests of the Joint Regional Security Stacks revealed sound plans for the program's architecture, but that some fine-tuning and better education of those operating JRSS will be needed.

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Beyond FITARA: 8 ways the defense bill seeks to modernize Pentagon IT

The measure signals a certain impatience with the way the military is adapting -- or not adapting -- to new technological realities.

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Treasury nominee, spectrum sharing, cyber dialogue and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Cyber justice, (ISC)2 shuffle and Nuix deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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OFPP pushes data-driven procurement

A memo from Administrator Anne Rung outlines a plan to spread the gospel of strategic sourcing and category management governmentwide.

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Taking ownership of the Data Act

GAO and Treasury representatives told lawmakers that implementation of the Data Act is about to enter a crucial phase.

Lt. Gen. William J. Bender

Air Force CIO plots comprehensive cyber strategy

USAF Lt. Gen. William Bender is planning a broad review of the service’s cyber vulnerabilities.

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel, shown here at a 2012 NIST event

VanRoekel: Tech investments in Ebola fight could pay long-term dividends

USAID’s chief innovation officer says IT "plays a foundational and fundamental role" in U.S. assistance in West Africa -- and can help prepare for the next catastrophic epidemic as well.

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Iran hacking, IPv6 and North Korea v. Sony

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Big data itself is not a strategy'

From the Army to the FCC, agencies are learning how to use analytics as a means to measurable ends.

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