Enterprise Architecture


Obama picks Ferriero to head NARA

President Barack Obama plans to nominate David Ferriero to head the National Archives and Records Administration.

Spires named new CIO at DHS

Richard Spires is the Homeland Security Department's top information technology executive.

GAO: Details needed on electronic records system

The National Archives and Records Administration's spending plan for its Electronic Records Archive system needs important details, GAO has found.

Attention shoppers, federal virtual storefront is coming

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra wants to set up a virtual storefront where agencies can quickly purchase cloud-computing services.

VA seeks contractors for paperless benefits system

The Veterans Affairs Department plans to award multiple contracts to develop its paperless benefits project.

FBI's Dubree named assistant director of IT

Daniel Dubree is responsible for the operations of the bureau's information technology systems worldwide.

Voice over IP builds bridge to the future of DOD comms

The lessons of VOIP are helping expand and combine rich communications and collaboration on military networks.

Kundra: System will give agencies easier access to new technology

A new storefront is designed to let federal agencies buy technology in real time.

USPS takes open source route to upgrade mainframe app

Postal Service IT officials have upgraded the service's 15-year-old mainframe system to handle more transactions and lower the cost of operating the system.

Cobol remains old standby at agencies despite showing its age

As mainframe programming language Cobol marks 50 years of service, dedicated government users make plans for keeping the reliable old applications humming along.

FEMA plans consolidation of IT support contracts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will consolidate the ways it contracts for systems engineering support and technical assistance.

Military seeks to marry communications, collaboration networks

The lessons of VOIP are helping expand and combine rich communications and collaboration on military networks.