Watchdogs remain concerned that needed infrastructure upgrades are lagging behind the VA's deployment schedule for its new electronic health record system.
An Office of Personnel Management memo alerts agencies to include telework options in their continuity of operations plans and instructs agencies to reduce non-essential employee travel "as appropriate."
Steve Kelman argues that we all should be much more willing to ask for help.
In the wake of the Department of Veterans Affairs' delay of the initial go-live date of its $16 billion electronic health record modernization system, a Senate committee has passed a bill that requires the agency to be more transparent about the status of big-ticket IT projects.
Commentators on the new Trusted Internet Connection policy have noted that "zero-trust" strategies might not be a perfect fit.
The Navy has realigned cyber spending into a new category that includes the Joint Regional Security Stacks program.
The agency is planning IT modernization and security initiatives while also adding more than 100 new special agents focused on cybercrime and virtual currencies.
Martha Dorris offers 10 predictions for how agencies will improve CX this year.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking an 82% increase in 2021 spending on the massive electronic health record modernization as part of a move to increase the tempo of the project, account for infrastructure gaps and implement a scheduling solution.
The scheduled March 28 launch of the agency's $16 billion health record system is being pushed back at least until the end of April.
Despite two consecutive years of congressional lowballing, the administration is looking to boost the Technology Modernization Fund with a $150 million addition in fiscal year 2021.
The Food and Drug Administration aims to improve the way documents for ethics rules compliance are filed and tracked.
Government agencies take note: When IT is woven into essential civic missions, failed execution can threaten the entire enterprise.
Ensuring different software systems can easily communicate and exchange data is as much about people and process as it is technology.
Expert says lack of confirmation sends message that inspectors general are undervalued, ineffective
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A Commission on Privacy and Data should be created to develop legislation, taking the EU's General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act as a starting point to extend protections to individuals regarding data and privacy.
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