Carol Harris

EHR, VA, DOD, Electronic health records

The new Defense Department health records system isn’t quite out of the woods either

After a multi-year effort, Defense Department health and tech officials got a new electronic health record system completed.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi Tanno)Veterans Affairs

Is the authority of the CIO of Veterans Affairs simply symbolic?

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GAOSocial Security Administration federal data center

New data center journey must include optimization, modernization, hybrid cloud

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FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE- In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. On Wednesday, April 10, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for March. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

When it comes to the data center debate, time to fish or cut bait

During the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard hearing, Federal CIO Clare Martorana outlined her four priorities.

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(GettyImages/Bloomberg/Luke Sharrett)USPS coronavirus

USPS delivers 100M mail-in ballots, authorizes ‘extraordinary measures’ to local management

The Postal Service has already handled 523 million pieces of election mail — including 100 million ballots — and those figures will continue to climb…

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Federal IT projects continue to be difficult for agencies to finish

The government has trouble acquiring information technology on budget and according to what it hopes to accomplish. When a project starts to go off the rails, the agency simply rebases it.

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