David Bray

FCC's CIO started young

David Bray, who got his first federal job at 15, is now overhauling the Federal Communications Commission's outmoded IT.

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After, 5 questions worth asking

Thanks to, IT procurement, enterprise architecture and project management are the talk of the town.


Judge: IBM gamed procurement system in CIA cloud bid

Unsealed court order says IBM 'manipulated its pricing' to provide grounds for a protest if it lost the contract.

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Managing SLAs: Software tools are starting to catch on

The options for monitoring service-level agreements come in endless variety. The trick is figuring out which one to use.

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SAM, the cloud, and the new environment

Cloud computing presents new challenges to software asset management, so SAM strategies should be adapted to fit the nature of individual agency networks.

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IBM passes FedRAMP muster

Big Blue becomes the 10th certified cloud provider.

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Tallying the cost of the shutdown

OMB report counts lost work hours, salaries paid to idle workers and details the effects of the shutdown on government programs.

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NOAA's satellite data hub will be a 'one-stop shop' for priority users

A project under NOAA's National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service would change the way priority users can access satellite data, making it much more useful.

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10 bugs you might have missed

There's even more to the Obamacare launch's stumbles than you know.


Pondering the pros and cons of an ID hub

A single federated ID would make tracking, verifying and authenticating identities easier, but it also could make the public nervous, said some IT managers participating in the hub project.

Kathleen Sebelius

Sebelius dials back expectations on 'tech surge'

During congressional testimony, Kathleen Sebelius warned that the needed improvements to are too numerous to address completely in a short time.

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GAO: More savings to be had in PortfolioStat

Audits suggest the government is not making the most of existing IT savings initiatives or its largest legacy investments.