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Karen DeSalvo

DeSalvo: Time for the heavy lifting on health record interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is pushing for a road map "specific enough that people will know what they're supposed to do when."

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Treasury Secretary warns of cyber threats to financial sector

Jacob Lew says cyber defense "will be a central test for all of us going forward."

Leon Rodriguez being sworn in as USCIS Director.

CIS: Help is on the way for OIT

Citizenship and Immigration Service’s Office of Information Technology has a chief of staff candidate in the hiring pipeline and expects to fill two other key spots by October.

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Gibson: VA pursuing schedule fix on multiple tracks

The VA hopes to have a quick patch for scheduling software in place as it pursues a new system.

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FCC's crash, American Systems' new CEO and Los Alamos' latest app

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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How IT and accounting can play nice

Financial shared services and Data Act compliance will drive more CIO/CFO collaboration. Here's how it should work.

Robert Coen

The future of GWACs

Executives in charge of government-wide acquisition contracts discuss how they're adapting to agencies' changing needs.

Frank Kendall

DOD acquisition reform focused on people, not processes

Undersecretary Frank Kendall sees cultural change taking root among the Pentagon's 150,000-strong acquisition workforce.

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Dell, BlackBerry share strategies for pursuing DOD clients

Despite lower than normal turnout, Pentagon Tech Day offers industry pulse.

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Rising Star nominations: Time is running out!

You have until July 15 to ensure that up-and-comers get the recognition they deserve.

Richard McKinney

DOT CIO on cyber, shared services and 'technology that is changing constantly'

Transportation Department CIO Richard McKinney says striking a balance between centralized and decentralized IT is one of his greatest challenges.

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A new face, renewed vision at GSA policy office

Christine Harada has two distinct focuses for what she wants to achieve at the Office of Governmentwide Policy.