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The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments have come to an agreement on creating a joint platform for their electronic medical record systems, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki told a Senate subcommittee tRead more »
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The Post and GovLoop, the social networking site for federal workers, are teaming up Friday for a live chat on the federal budgetRead more »
Letting data speak for itself through analysis of entire data sets is eclipsing modeling from subsets.Read more »
Here is Thursday's look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.Read more »
The Federal Claims Court ruled that a company's bid proposal was not late because it "was both reached and received by the government's e-mail servers before the due date."Read more »
Health IT system would be the largest in the world, serving more than 16 million patients.Read more »
Seventy government-owned dams, canals, tunnels and other water projects could generate enough electricity to power 85,000 households, the Interior Department has determined, in its search for alterRead more »
The Obama White House is prepping to pull down open government sites like Data.gov, the IT Dashboard, and FedSpace, reports theRead more »
The Washington Attorney General’s Office is suing an online seller of stethoscopes for sales practices that caused consumers substantial heartache.
Ethanol Summit 2011 underlines Brazil’s Role In Global Quest for Low-Carbon SolutionsRead more »
Veterans serving during Operation New Dawn in Iraq would be eligible for VA health care benefits under a bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif. Operation New Dawn began Sept.Read more »
Goal: Find a way to quit fighting with a roommate or loved one over whose turn it is to pay which bill and stop late fees from piling up.
Dr. Michael Watkins is a leading expert on accelerating transitions.Read more »
Security experts say the attack may have been orchestrated by the Iranian government to track and shut down dissidents, and that certificate threat has become a favored tactic of foreign governments.Read more »
The monthly data breach report from the Veterans Affairs shows risks due to human error are not as bad as they could be.Read more »
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In cities and counties across the country, correctional departments and correctional facilities have been hit by the economic and budgetary crisis.Read more »
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I am grateful to Andy from Flexibility for stopping by the site and leaving this comment: There are weaknesses in the startupbritain site and in the approach.Read more »
The U.S. government is the world’s largest buyer of goods and services. Targeting the world’s biggest client makes sense for most businesses.Read more »
I hear things like this all the time.
So often that I don't want to repeat the words lest someone recognize themselves in the quote.Read more »
Sen. Brown gave up talking with two defense officials out of frustration with “broken” acquisition processes that are never fixed.Read more »
Technology professionals with an active security clearance still earn higher average salaries than their non-cleared counterparts.Read more »
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The U.S. Postal Service may be downsizing, but the agency aims to take care of employees to the extent it can, according to a top official.Read more »
Several sites, including Data.gov, the IT Dashboard and the FEDRamp cloud efforts, could be shut down in the next two months if the administration doesn't get more money under the E-government fund.Read more »
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Yea there is an app for that. This one just helps people find the information they want.
House Oversight Chairman Issa accuses DHS officials of employing 'Nixonian enemies list' in document review process.Read more »
High-tech companies got a rare opportunity on Thursday to make their case to Congress on the H-1B visa program for temporary skilled foreign workers, but got some interference when other groups argRead more »
IDC predicts that Android will run on nearly half of all smart phones by 2015, but Windows Mobile will make the biggest gain.Read more »
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