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Jennifer Jones

Workforce

Shock to the system

Katrina highlights holes in emergency health care system

Wanted: Satellite Internet service

Officials at Mississippi's Biloxi Regional Medical Center felt the loss of crucial transaction-processing functions, such as insurance verification, because of downed circuits.

Medicaid records speed response

After spending four days tending patients in the New Orleans Superdome, Louisiana's Dr. Roxanne Townsend saw critical health information literally washing away.

Dodged the storm but not the crisis

Health care facilities that were not in the direct path of hurricanes Katrina and Rita still felt their ferocious impact.

Extreme house calls

In spring 2006, U.S. and Canadian officials will test the advanced technologies needed to deliver remote medical assistance.

Workforce

A new spin on global security

Technology is not the hard part when it comes to fostering international anti-terrorism efforts

IT Modernization

Further down the line

Networx moves into the future, bearing the hallmarks of the past (First of three articles in a Networx special report).

IT Modernization

What are your weaknesses?

Automated assessment tools help agencies steer limited resources to biggest vulnerabilities.

Workforce

Never too late to improve ERP

Maximize, consolidate, simplify.

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Tech training gets muscle

OPM issues standards to measure results.

Workforce

Vital checks for better health

How earned value management can keep your IT projects on track

IT Modernization

Technology tools

A handful of software tools are available to help deploy earned value management strategies.

Workforce

Keeping lawmakers in the loop

Had DARPA talked to Congress, TIA might have lived

Workforce

Agencies weigh COOP outsourcing

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Workforce

Funding is limited, solution choices are not

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OMB keeps risk on the radar

Program managers now face increased pressure from the Bush administration to identify and reduce risks associated with large information technology purchases.

Workforce

The art of gauging risk

Agencies adopt new techniques that keep risk in check and programs on track

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Tools and techniques for the risk manager

A number of software tools and management frameworks are available to give government risk management initiatives some teeth.

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Airports opt for iris, facial ID technology

A quick scan of airports offers ready evidence that applications based on iris scanning and facial recognition are thriving

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A moving target

Border control and transportation safety apps put biometrics to the test