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How the government IT shop is changing

CIOs are transitioning from a tactical, infrastructure focus to a more agile, application-centric mindset.

Satellite, data projects on White House agenda

Global internet connectivity, artificial intelligence and a manned mission to Mars are some of the big ideas at the Frontiers Conference.

Vice Admiral Raquel Bono

DHA director touts 'more complete' DOD health record

Defense Health Agency Director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono said the new electronic health record system will enable DOD to provide more complete, responsive and effective health care.

Pushing agencies to embrace programmability

Four programmability challenges for federal IT -- and how to tackle each of them.

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What VA wants to learn from DOD's $4.3 billion EHR

As the Defense Department prepares to launch its new electronic health record system, the Department of Veterans Affairs will be watching for lessons.

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Preparing policy for AI-driven tech

A new White House report is aimed at boosting the development of artificial intelligence technology in the U.S.

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How big companies drive innovation in government IT

Rather than being hampered by their size, large IT contractors are uniquely positioned to support the government's efforts to innovate.

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White House weighs response to alleged Russia hacks

The Obama administration might retaliate against Russia for alleged hacks on political targets, while DHS advises state and local governments to shore up election system security.

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

Mabus: Navy overly reliant on networked systems

The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods.

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New DOD health record to go live in February

After schedule delays, the Department of Defense plans to deploy its new electronic health record at Fairchild Air Force Base in early 2017.

Pentagon IT service consolidation nears the finish line

The Pentagon's joint IT service is borrowing cultural elements often associated with social media companies to advance its IT modernization push, but not without resistance.

John Kerry

Kerry seeks talent boost from Silicon Valley

Secretary of State John Kerry called on the technology industry for help with staffing and ideas for the agency's Global Engagement Center.