Five Wisconsin lawmakers are urging the VA and Defense Department to consider the benefits of a single vendor for an electronic health record system, according to a Nextgov report.
Senator Michael Jungbauer (R-Minn.) says that states need "somebody to educate us" on wireless innovation to help make policy and infrastructure decisions.
The Homeland Security Department canceled the SBInet border surveillance system two months ago, but SBInet-like capabilities will live on in the new system proposed for some parts of the border, a GAO official says.
No DNA tests at airport checkpoints; Broadband plan and recent failure; A full tank of hydrogen.
GovLoop members ponder the attacks on government employee unions in cash-strapped states.
With the departure of former California CIO Teri Takai to be DOD's CIO, the floodgates have opened for new candidates who have a handle on IT strategy.
Don't get hijacked; The speed of the crowd; Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto.
Everyone expects cloud computing to transform government technology practices, but the question is how.
States are facing critical shortages of IT workers, made worse by furloughs, hiring freezes and stagnant salaries -- similar to measures that are in effect or proposed for feds.
California Gov. Jerry Brown, saying he doesn't see why most state employees need cell phones on the job, has issed an order to collect half of the 96,000 state-issued phones, in a move designed to save $20 million.
Andrew McLaughlin is resigning from his job as deputy White House chief technology officer to start two companies, one of them to develop collaboration tools for state and local governments.