Off-track IT investments face do-or-die reviews

As part of the Obama administration's 25-point IT reform plan, agencies are critically evaluating underperforming projects to determine whether corrective action can save them.

New Army CIO inherits complicated responsibilities, competing priorities

LandWarNet, enterprise e-mail and the Army Cyber Command are all getting the immediate attention of new CIO Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence.

CTO shares lessons learned from freeing HHS data

The Health and Human Services Department has been pushing out its data in recent months and the results have sparked innovation and helped consumers, Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said at a new media conference.

GAO official calls for stronger IT spending oversight

The federal government must strengthen its oversight of IT spending, a Government Accountability Office official said.

HHS joins federal info-sharing efforts

The Health and Human Services Department has become a partner in federal efforts to create common standards for sharing data.

Federal CIO Kundra cites progress on IT reform plan

The Interior Department has elevated the role of its CIO and other agencies are likely to follow in coming months, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said.

Chris Kemp to quit NASA's CTO job

Chris Kemp says he's leaving NASA to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams; expresses mixed feelings about the departure.

Federal IT Dashboard has inaccurate data, GAO finds

The Office of Management and Budget’s IT Dashboard, a website intended to improve transparency by tracking the status of about 800 federal IT spending programs, has data flaws, according to a Government Accountability Office report released today.

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