HUD launches financial education Web site

My Money, My Home, My Future has several interactive features that teach users about financial matters, including a self-assessment tool.

Chertoff: DHS made progress in acquisition management

A new report gives the Homeland Security Department lukewarm praise for IT management.

Advisory panel supports DHS on information sharing

An advisory panel today supported the Homeland Security Department's work to upgrade its platform for sharing some information.

Transition Watch: Obama urged to be recruiter-in-chief

The new president should issue a national call to service, according to a new survey of federal employees.

DHS drafts EAGLE replica for small businesses

DHS officials say they intend to create a new IT contract that would benefit some small companies.

In the news: bill would include funds for IT

The United Kingdom's government will consider legislation to provide more IT investment, eHealth Insider reports.

In the news: HHS will study health information exchanges

The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a study to see if doctors get value from health information exchanges, according to NextGov.

GAO: Treasury needs to monitor bailout

The department must establish management, accountability and transparency when regulating the $700 million financial relief program, the Government Accountability Office reports.

GSA gets new congressional affairs leader

The agency is promoting Brian Mabry to associate administrator of the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs.

DHS center to focus on security studies, tech concepts

The federally-funded research and development center will help the department develop new approaches to the most complex homeland security issues.

Government-themed Twitter site launched

A new Web site, created by BearingPoint, provides links to blogs and the sites of government leaders and experts.

Transition Watch: Obama team gives a Web 2.0 twist

Obama’s transition team continues to push the limits of interactive government by expanding community-based postings to its Web site, according to Computerworld.

DHS secretary choice has mixed record on Real ID

Gov. Janet Napolitano has signed legislation to ban the program in Arizona, but supported the driver's license aspect of Real ID.

DHS consolidates recruiting systems

The department will use an e-Recruitment program to consolidate more 50 separate systems used to recruit and hire employees.

Coalition urges national broadband strategy

Organizations want policies that would include providing more access to the Internet, government support for enhancing broadband use.

Also in the News: Canadians drop border data sharing with U.S.

Canada has dropped plans to let the U.S. create a database for personal information about Canadians crossing the border, according to the Canadian TV news station CKWS.

Acquisition leaders concerned about eroding workforce

Agencies should provide better training and useful oversight to improve the procurement process, according to a survey of acquisition experts.