Management


Congressional Record on iPad

GPO plunges into digital future

The head of the Government Printing Office outlines a strategy to take the 'print' out of GPO.

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DOD targets $1B in high-level staff cuts

Reorganization will move business systems oversight to CIO's office.

Richard Spires

IT infrastructure: The 4 big obstacles and 6 ways to fix them

If CIOs can drive five tactical changes — and get the leadership support to do so — federal IT can be transformed by 2018.

Catherine Howard

Addressing 'second-generation' gender bias

Women are woefully rare in IT management positions, and fixing that demands a concerted effort.

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IG dings DHS on internal cybersecurity

A Republican critic claims gaps in the department's defenses "would be obvious to a 13-year-old with a laptop."

Jeffrey Zients

Zients: HealthCare.gov much improved, but still in progress

The site can now accommodate 50,000 simultaneous users, and a "virtual waiting room" has been established for times when demand exceeds capacity.

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GAO: NASA needs to reflect IT investments in EA

NASA officials said their failure to comply with the PortfolioStat directive does not translate to a lack of oversight.

Bill Dougan, NFFE

NFFE's Dougan on shutdowns, IT hiring

The National Federation of Federal Employees president is predicting another shutdown come January.

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Social media: The next generation of archiving

Agencies have gotten into the habit of archiving email, but now they face the task of preserving another category of electronic documents: social media communications.

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GSA looks to trim Microsoft product costs

The General Services Administration says a new blanket purchase agreement could save the agencies 15-20 percent annually on commercial software.

Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb.

New bill would demand detailed HealthCare.gov data

Legislation would require state-by-state statistics, and put a price tag on the cost of the "tech surge" being conducted to fix the site.

DHS

DHS debuts virtual training, improved app for first responders

New tools encourage collaboration and cost-effective training.