Publication: Federal Computer Week

First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Better Buying Power 3.0: How the Pentagon hopes to save its technological advantage

Acquisition By Sean Lyngaas Sep 19, 2014Frank Kendall, the Defense Department's top acquisition official, continued his odyssey to improve how the Pentagon spends tens of billions of dollars annually on weapons and IT by releasing a draft of "Better Buying ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

DHS and KeyPoint hiring, Brennan defending and drones flying

News in Brief By FCW Staff Sep 19, 2014Senate unanimously approves cybersecurity workforce measureOn Sept. 18, the Senate unanimously approved a measure designed to boost the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity workforce. Part of a broader ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

VanRoekel stepping down as federal CIO

People By Sep 19, 2014Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel, shown here at a February ACT-IAC event, is moving to the U.S. Agency for International Development to help address the Ebola outbreak in Africa.U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel is leaving ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

VA fills in the blanks on scheduling needs

WHAT: A statement of work by the Department of Veterans Affairs on scheduling IT.WHY: You know why. The VA has been all over the news for major deficiencies in its scheduling software, and because of below-board practices by some staffers in cooking the ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Top 10 stories on FCW.com

Most FCW readers strive to make government work better, but in the past 12 months, they often chose to read about what went wrong:A $300 million IT flopThe Social Security Administration hit the reset button on its claims-processing system. State’s passport ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

'Social as an enterprise strategy'

Around Town By Sep 19, 2014GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi hopes to enable transparency and real-time connection between citizens and government.In an era of emerging transparency and interconnectedness, citizens’ expectations for their government have shifted toward ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

ICITE ready to ramp up, ODNI official says

Enterprise IT By Sep 18, 2014After more than two years of foundation-setting, the intelligence community is moving its project to establish a common IT platform into a new phase that includes enterprise management and advanced tools for the cloud.Al Tarasiuk, ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Census data scandal 'not as bad as we initially thought'

Data By Sep 18, 2014A congressional report found no evidence to substantiate a November 2013 New York Post story that linked falsification of data by the Philadelphia Regional Office of the Census Bureau with a drop in the unemployment rate before the ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

More China hacking, a deputy director for OPM and more

News in Brief By FCW Staff Sep 18, 2014Senate panel: Chinese hackers hit defense contractors with cyberattacksA Senate investigation found Chinese hackers breached the computer systems of transportation contractors working for the Pentagon 20 times over ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

House bill would ease 'meaningful use' provisions on EHRs

Health IT By Sep 17, 2014Doctors and hospitals are increasingly pushing back on the schedule for adoption and demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records that is part of a years-long, $25 billion-plus government plan to usher in a new digital ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS cyber capability judged more 'aspirational' than operational

Cybersecurity By Sep 17, 2014ISIS terrorists have announced their intention to establish a "digital caliphate" for launching attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure.Interviews with cybersecurity experts and questions posed to public officials reveal an ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eliminating reports, monitoring email, funding ID research and more

News in Brief By FCW Staff Sep 17, 2014Senate takes aim at federal agency reportsTo trim the number of reports produced by federal agencies, the Senate passed legislation that would slash or modify 53 required but duplicative or unnecessary reports every ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]

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...advantage at the hands of China and Russia, a point that Kendall, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and other top officials have made recently. "It is eroding because we're not making the investments we should be making" Kendall, the undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said at the BBP 3...
"Unfortunately, the demand for cybersecurity experts in the government greatly outpaces the supply, and many agencies have had difficulty attracting the best and brightest and retaining those already in service" said Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and a key proponent of the bill
...The statement of work notes that the current VistA scheduling system is "dependent upon approximately 31 current VistA Packages and 71 current VistA packages are dependent upon VistA Scheduling" representing "over a thousand individual integration points." Data synchronization, then, is going to be a key challenge
Government and industry simultaneously exist and depend upon citizens who "expect transparency and real-time connection," Hashmi said. "How do we enable this environment, so that we can provide those services for them?"

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Better Buying Power 3.0: How the Pentagon hopes... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
DHS and KeyPoint hiring, Brennan defending and ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
VA fills in the blanks on scheduling needs [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
The Top 10 stories on FCW.com [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
'Social as an enterprise strategy' [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
VanRoekel stepping down as federal CIO [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 19 2014]
Census data scandal 'not as bad as we initially... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
ICITE ready to ramp up, ODNI official says [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
More China hacking, a deputy director for OPM a... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
House bill would ease 'meaningful use' provisio... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 18 2014]
ISIS cyber capability judged more 'aspirational... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]
Eliminating reports, monitoring email, funding ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]
The burdens of data for IGs and auditors alike [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]
In search of smarter buildings [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]
Analytics will target obvious health law frauds... [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 17 2014]
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Uncle Sam's List goes public [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 16 2014]
Sharpe explains what's in the hallways [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 16 2014]
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DOD communications: Bringing it all together [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 16 2014]
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Cloud computing under siege [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 12 2014]
CDM dashboard stirs second contractor controversy [Published Federal Computer Week - Sep 12 2014]
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