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The Army's Intelligence and National Security Command made awards to 21 firms under an indefinite-delivery contract called Global Intelligence Support Services. This story is part of Jared Serbu's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook.
Careful observers of last week's rollout of Better Buying Power 3.0 - the "technological superiority" edition of the Pentagon's ongoing acquisition improvement program - will have noticed that there was no mention this time around of Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) contracts. This story is part of Jared Serbu's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook.
This week's Q&A between reporters and Halvorsen -- the first in what he promised will be quarterly chats with the press -- also included a fair amount of discussion about his overall management approach in the CIO position. This story is part of Jared Serbu's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook.
IT officials in DoD and within the military services have made no secret of the fact that they have many of examples of overlapping systems with duplicate data, and identifying an authoritative data source is often quite difficult. This post is part of Jared Serbu's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook feature.
The Defense Department is set to propose tighter rules that it says would close several loopholes in current regulations that are designed to protect service members from predatory lenders. This story is part of Jared Serbu's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook.
If health IT is your expertise and passion, then the Department of Health and Human Services' Indian Health Service has the perfect job for you.
The Obama administration's strategic sourcing program has been beset by protests from unhappy vendors. This post is part of Jason Miller's Inside the Reporter's Notebook feature.
Steve VanRoekel's decision to move out of the federal chief information officer's role and to a more operational role at the U.S. Agency for International Development last week caught most by surprise. This post is part of Jason Miller's Inside the Reporter's Notebook feature.
Steve VanRoekel isn't the only one leaving the E-Government office.
Advocates for VistA, VA's EHR system, shouldn't give up hope yet. There's still some chance that DoD could wind up using the same system VA does, or at least a commercial derivative of it.
The Pentagon has been thinking about how to upgrade and replace its electronic health record system for a very long time. But in the eight years that have passed since those discussions began in earnest, much has changed in terms of the capabilities of commercial EHR systems.
The Army's new dedicated career branch for cyber specialties could be up and running as soon as October.
The Justice Department wants a new chief technology officer.
The Treasury Department officially is kicking off the implementation of the DATA Act on Sept. 26. This post is part of Jason Miller's Inside the Reporter's Notebook feature.