Publication: Federal Computer Week

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FCC taps Scott Jordan for CTO role

Scott Jordan, a professor of computer science at the University of California, Irvine, is joining the Federal Communications Commission as chief technology officer, replacing Henning Schulzrinne.Jordan's previous government experience includes serving ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

How VA hopes to fix its scheduling system

Health IT By Aug 26, 2014Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald: "We want this process to be open to all eligible vendors to make sure the nation's veterans have the full benefits the innovative marketplace has to offer."The Department of Veterans ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 14 hours ago]
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HealthCare.gov's new CEO, NGA's mapping contract and more

News in Brief By FCW Staff Aug 26, 2014Connecticut official named CEO of HealthCare.govKevin Counihan, who until recently headed Connecticut's state health insurance exchange, has been hired by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services as Marketplace ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The women behind OSTP

People By Aug 26, 2014Lynn Overmann, left, with Danielle Carnival. Photo by Stan Barouh.It took a cup of coffee and an offhand comment to start a movement at the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy.When U.S. Chief Technology Officer ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Taming the wild west of cloud acquisition

Acquisition Matters By Kymm McCabe, Frank McNally, Anne Laurent Aug 26, 2014For acquisition professionals, buying cloud computing is a bit like stepping from a 21st-century city into the Wild West. Federal buyers must move from the known, predictable, ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

What to make of USPTO's telework troubles

Management By Aug 25, 2014The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was a poster child for telework even before the Telework Enhancement Act was passed in 2010. In 2003, the agency was designated the Best Organization for Teleworkers by the Mid-Atlantic Telework ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

NSA's ICREACH, hackable scanners and the British IT influence

Report: NSA using massive search engine to provide data to 23 agenciesThe National Security Agency is using a massive "Google-like" searchengine to share data related to phone calls, emails and othercommunications with 23 U.S. government agencies, The ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

GSA seeks ideas for shipping SaaS

WHAT:  The General Services Administration is looking for ideas on how to evolve its current supply chain management services that handle federal agencies' shipping needs.WHY:  GSA's Center for Transportation Management (CTM) provides agencies with a ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hybrid Model Eases Path to Cloud Adoption

Register to access this item.Enter your email address.If you are a new user, select “I don’t have a password” and hit submit. You will be taken to a short registration form.If you are a returning user, enter your password (or click on "forgot your pa ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
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First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond BYOD: Who oversees the apps?

Exec Tech By Aug 25, 2014The stereotypical image of a federal employee carrying two phones -- usually a BlackBerry cozied up next to an iPhone or Android device -- is familiar for a reason. Many agencies have long been unwilling or unable to allow official ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

25,000 affected by USIS breach

Cybersecurity By Aug 22, 2014The contractor that does background checks for the Department of Homeland Security has notified DHS that as many as 25,000 federal employees may be affected by a security breach at the company earlier in August, according ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. CTO stepping down

People By Aug 22, 2014Todd Park was named the second-ever U.S. chief technology officer in 2012, replacing Aneesh Chopra. He's now headed to Silicon Valley to recuit top tech talent to the federal government.U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park is ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]

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...The Justice Department announced that a federal jury in the District of Nebraska found DeFoggi guilty of "engaging in a child exploitation enterprise, conspiracy to advertise and distribute child pornography, and accessing a computer with intent to view child pornography in connection with his membership in a child pornography website."
The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, which became law earlier this month, requires the VA to report to Congress on "proposals for specific actions to be taken...to improve the scheduling system and scheduling software" and specifically seeks a determination on whether an existing commercial, off-the-shelf system would fit the bill. While the VA held a Challenge...
"When you think about work environments, when there's a team that's all male -- advisers, senior advisers and deputy CTOs -- and then have the only woman in the office, coincidentally, be the assistant...it didn't make for a very diverse or comfortable work environment" Graubard said
"Scott's engineering and technical expertise, particularly with respect to the Internet, will provide great assistance to the Commission as we consider decisions that will affect America's communications platforms" FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said in a statement

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HealthCare.gov's new CEO, NGA's mapping contrac... [Published Federal Computer Week - 14 hours ago]
How VA hopes to fix its scheduling system [Published Federal Computer Week - 14 hours ago]
The women behind OSTP [Published Federal Computer Week - 18 hours ago]
FCC taps Scott Jordan for CTO role [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
Taming the wild west of cloud acquisition [Published Federal Computer Week - 21 hours ago]
NSA's ICREACH, hackable scanners and the Britis... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
What to make of USPTO's telework troubles [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
GSA seeks ideas for shipping SaaS [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
Hybrid Model Eases Path to Cloud Adoption [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
Beyond BYOD: Who oversees the apps? [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
U.S. CTO stepping down [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
25,000 affected by USIS breach [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
More hands-on engagement promised at this year'... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
DeLong: NSA security reforms predate Snowden [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
SAMHSA seeks input on IaaS solutions [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
'Hacking bureaucracy' at 18F [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 22 2014]
Contracting case studies, AWS security, CANES c... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 21 2014]
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GSA formally unveils unified acquisition strategy [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 21 2014]
DISA's Bennett preaches COTS and consolidation [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 21 2014]
GovTV: Mikey Dickerson's first day [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 21 2014]
Another CIO heads for the door [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 21 2014]
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SEWP V awards delayed, start date unchanged [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 20 2014]
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