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NSTIC pilot offers identity proofing for health records

Security is a growing issue as more medical practices offer patients online access to their own health records.

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DARPA seeks online news provider

The proposed agency newsletter will serve an audience of about 120 DARPA personnel.

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Program management: The importance of architecture

Integrating a comprehensive business architecture into an IT program's technical architecture can reduce risk and save time and money.

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ICS-CERT sounds alarm on critical infrastructure attacks

The warnings come as DHS' Quadrennial Homeland Security Review highlights the dangers of "cyber-physical convergence."

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IT and disability: A symbiotic pair

There is no silver bullet for decreasing the rampant unemployment for people with disabilities, but both assistive technology and IT jobs afford the most promise to a static problem.

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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.

DOD and climate, Anonymous threats, cyber NATO and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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How business-led IT changes the game

As other departments increase their technology spending, IT leaders can reap the benefits for the entire agency by following these five steps.

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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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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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How FITARA can fix the federal government's IT problem

Empowering a much smaller set of CIOs would set the stage for agency innovation.