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'Social media as an applied science'

Two-year-old SocialGov is seeking a broader impact on the relationship between government and citizen.

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VA picks Accenture for health IT modernization

The VistA system is getting a refresh via a three-year, $162 million deal with ASM Research, a division of Accenture.

Achieving enterprise security to support agency services

Dan Chenok and John Lainhart explain why CDM is set to play a central role.

DOD and climate, Anonymous threats, cyber NATO and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

DOT seeks ideas on certifying connected vehicles

Better communication could help prevent crashes, improve traffic flow and share information on weather and road conditions.

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OASIS SB kicks off with training session

GSA held a seminar for awardees just days after the last protests against the contracting vehicle were dismissed.

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Streamlining storage, an Adobe CTO, a China cyber offer and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Obama's pick to lead the VA led a private-sector digital revolution

As CEO of Procter & Gamble, Bob McDonald worked to transform marketing and operations using technology, and to create digital literacy standards within the executive ranks.

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Trent Janda: Making electronic medical records a reality

The Coast Guard is poised to begin deploying its Integrated Health Information System, thanks in large part to the drive of the service's chief medical information officer.

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DHS plans for cybersecurity in interconnected world

Experts praise quadrennial review for increased detail, but wish for more guidance on information-sharing.

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Disruptive defense tech, IC transparency, GSA's newest BPAs and a $427M bid protest

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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CFPB's Ashwin Vasan: Build teams with 'a passion for doing things differently'

The CIO for the government's youngest agency says that even in start-up mode, building a culture of innovation is tricky.