Management


HealthCare.gov to get dedicated CTO amid leadership changes

A new management structure is being put in place to run HealthCare.gov at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Cybersecurity research

Cyber staffing and NOAA mapping

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

'The critical link is giving people ownership'

Author Rod Pyle discusses what other agencies can learn from the culture and systems that have driven NASA's accomplishments.

Stephanie O’Sullivan

Does the intelligence community have a handle on its contractor workforce?

According to a GAO report, intelligence agencies lack an accurate picture of contractors costs and mission.

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IGs seek better access to federal clouds

The breakdown of the VA's cloud email deal last year highlights the question of how to maintain oversight of cloud-based computer systems.

Lois Lerner screen capture: C-SPAN.

IRS email woes could have roots in creaky technology

A political battle between congressional Republicans and the White House may hinge on out-of-date computer systems.

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SEC trying out the business information officer

CIO Thomas Bayer brought the idea to government from his time at Capital One.

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Bowen: Consolidating health IT about culture, not tech

The military's planned move to a unified electronic health record means big management and organizational changes.

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Cloud: Are we there yet?

Maria Roat, Kevin Dulany and others discuss what's next for FedRAMP.

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) at a July 2012 joint hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee for Veterans Affairs (DOD Photo: Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)

Thornberry welcomes data, stresses human factor in acquisition reform

Texas Republican leading reform effort says Pentagon Undersecretary Frank Kendall’s office will need help to tackle the issue of acquisition workforce training.

Chris Grossman

Making sense of mobile data management

As more and more federal employees use their own mobile devices at work, agencies must focus on securing the data, not the device.

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Managing the mobile workforce

As agencies log successes in enterprisewide initiatives, the familiar challenges of security and trust remain.