IT Modernization

Meet the new second in command of procurement at the IRS

New IRS Deputy Chief Procurement Officer Guy Torres has long federal and private sector experience.

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, a sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington. A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

With $2B, Labor Dept. employs two-part strategy to fix unemployment insurance systems

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

DoD’s campaign to drive digital transformation

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(Photo courtesy of the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Communications Department)

VA’s struggling supply chain modernization initiative is under review

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Joe Biden

Biden administration details initial vision, three top priorities under President’s Management Agenda

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DHA performing some much needed IT system house cleaning

Pat Flanders, the chief information officer at DHA, said the military services and defense agencies will see a more consistent and more secure set of technology…

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Going back to in-person federal IT conferences brings renewed energy

Imagine Nation, the annual leadership conference put on by the American Council for Technology Industry Advisory Council, returned to in-person earlier…

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FILE - This May 4, 2021 file photo shows the Treasury Building in Washington.  The U.S. budget deficit rose to $2.71 trillion through August, on track to be the second largest in history due to trillions of dollars in COVID relief. In its monthly budget report, the Treasury Department said Monday, Sept. 13,  that the deficit for the first 11 months of this budget year is 9.9% less than the imbalance during the same period last year. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

Bureau of the Fiscal Service lowers grant reporting burden through blockchain

The bureau spent years on several blockchain pilots, but is now partnering with the National Science Foundation to help reduce the reporting burden for grant recipients, while improving transparency around federal spending.

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