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Vet health progress propelled by partnership, vision and IT

The DOD and VA are focused on finding the right technology to serve troops over a lifetime -- even with bumps along the way -- and those closest to the effort say the stumbles are leading to progress.

Army adds requirements to logistics system

The Global Combat Support System will give the Army better insights into managing its supplies.

Spotty death reporting hampers SSA databases

Failure to report death information weakens e-Verify, IG finds.

IG finds holes in Army financial data system

Army managers did not reengineer their Logistics Modernization Program system to perform Procure-to-Pay functions correctly, leaving the program open to fraud and poor bookkeeping.

GPO teams with Barnes & Noble to deliver e-books

Government books come to Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader.

OMB ups the ante on improper payments

Agencies are asked to plan ahead to implement "Do Not Pay" tool into existing operations.

IT Dashboard gets new look

Spotting overlapping expenditures should be easier now.

Agencies' data gaps hinder GSA travel program analysis

GSA provides discounted airline tickets for federal employees on official business, but doesn't have access to a lot of travel information.

Blue Button ready for all feds

Federal health plans to provide feds with access to medical records and health data with the click of a button.

NIST seeks data searchers

NIST seeks participants for annual data-mining conference.

Hacktivists may target feds working on WikiLeaks case

An Internet consultant says Anonymous chat rooms may be cooking up a revenge against a few people connected to Pfc. Bradley Manning's hearing.

Contractor fired after criticizing USAJobs

An Oracle manager loses his job a few days after his comments appear in a newspaper.

Agencies told to overhaul recordkeeping practices

Under a new directive, agencies are required to better document and overhaul their recordkeeping systems.

NARA finishes e-archive project, chooses IBM to maintain system

The National Archives and Records Administration has closed the book on development of the Electronic Records Archives -- for now.

Committee finds manual processes in automated systems

“Agencies employ a tangled web of disparate manual processes to generate the data,” according to the House committee.

Federal Coach: Librarian of Congress James Hadley Billington on leading the nation's library

James Hadley Billington has been the Librarian of Congress for nearly a quarter of a century and has championed the Library of Congress' "American Memory" National Digital Library program. Read what his thoughts are on the success of federal leaders.