Enterprise Architecture


SSA urged to adopt more open systems

SSA should develop more open IT systems as it modernizes, according to recommendations released in a white paper by the Computer & Communications Industry Association.

Labor ISO five-year commitment

The Labor Department is soliciting proposals for a five-year support contract for a broad range of IT support services.

DHS' financial system consolidation needs better oversight, officials say

DHS' financial system consolidation program has progressed but still relies too much on contractors, GAO officials say.

Government transparency exposes new IT challenges

GSA's David McClure outlines IT issues requiring added attention during panel on collaboration and transparency at IAC-ACT's Executive Leadership Conference.

Secret Service doesn't keep IT needs secret

The Secret Service wants industry to help it shape procurement plans for the first phase of a wide-ranging information technology overhaul.

Navy grapples with 'relentless pace' of technology change

Wennergren, Carey outline the Navy's progress toward implementing various information technology policies and systems that will shape the force’s interoperability and improve capabilities in defending against cyber threats.

DHS would get more IT dollars under unified funding measure

A Senate-House committee wants to give the Homeland Security Department more money for several large information technology programs in fiscal 2010.

CGI gets $29 million financial services hosting contract from GSA

CGI Federal will transition the General Services Administration to a new financial management system under a $29 million contract.

VA completes first phase of daunting health records program, CIO says

Roger Baker is also restarting some halted programs and attacking processing backlog

Federal CIO continues push for standards to enable interoperability

Creating interoperable systems across federal, state and local governments depends on establishing standards and building systems that adhere to those standards, Federal CIO Kundra says.

FEMA falls short on warning systems, GAO says

A GAO official cited FEMA's lack of progress on its public alert systems for disasters, but a FEMA official defended the agency's pace.

NASA to update schedule for coming IT acquisitions

NASA soon will release a new schedule for opening competition on five information technology services contracts estimated to be worth a total of more than $4 billion.