Enterprise Architecture

GAO: DOD needs better process improvement management

The Defense Department isn't meeting all of its statutory requirements for improving processes related to the development, acquisition, and engineering of software and systems, investigators find.

Open Government Directive only weeks away

Agencies will need formal plans on providing machine-readable data to the public.

How you can get Internet Explorer 8

Three ways to get an updated version of Microsoft’s browser, Internet Explorer 8.

Joint Forces Command to test new network encryption

Unisys's Stealth technology is intended to allow separate secure virtual communities to coexist on a single network.

5 pitfalls to avoid with performance management dashboards

Dashboards promise greater visibility into day-to-day agency operations, but poor data and lack of user involvement can spoil projects.

Army explores commercially managed enterprise e-mail

The Army released a request for information this week seeking industry recommendations on ways to provide commercially managed enterprise messaging and collaboration services as part of a broader move to streamline and standardize operations and reduce operating costs.

State plans to seek help for data center consolidation

The State Department plans to award a task order for help with its data center consolidation program.

Coast Guard gets good marks on enterprise architecture

The Coast Guard has made progress on its enterprise architecture efforts, but should finish documentation, planning and get needed resources, the Homeland Security Department's inspector general says.

University of Maryland confirms Kundra's credentials after questions raised

University of Maryland officials affirm Kundra earned degrees there, after a tech blogger challenges the federal CIO's bio.

IG: Energy needs more protection for some data

The Energy Department's inspector general says more action is needed to protect the department's electronic information that is unclassified, but sensitive.

Business groups want Congress to address E-Verify concerns

TechAmerica and others ask lawmakers to deal with their worries about E-Verify.

Air Force prepares for NetCents contract change

Gregory Garcia, director of the 754th Electronic Systems Group, which oversees the Air Force’s Network Centric Solutions contract, talks about the strategy behind NetCents-2 and his expectations for the new contract.

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