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Federal CIO exit interview: Defining moments turned into forcing functions

Tony Scott, the federal chief information officer, said in an exit interview that the update to Circular A-130 and the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act…

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From CDOs to CIOs: Agencies must find balance between hip, cool and timeworn, true

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3 takeways from HealthCare.gov IT hearing; First task order for continuous monitoring is out

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Federal IT officials shirk responsibility for HealthCare.gov problems

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In Depth Show Blog – July 10, 2013

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Rep. Issa heading down familiar path for IT reform; Senate still in discovery mode

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Baitman starts HHS commodity consolidation effort with HR systems

Frank Baitman, the HHS chief information officer, said the agency will move its HR systems to a shared services provider in the coming year. He said HHS…

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Derecho helped HHS prepare for Sandy’s wrath

Frank Baitman, the CIO at the Department of Health and Human Services, said his agency applied lessons from this summer’s Derecho as it prepared for the…

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OMB opens door to non-federal online credentials

A memo from federal CIO Steven VanRoekel requires agencies to begin accepting usernames and passwords from commercial companies such as Verisign or Google. This is the second time the government has tried to accept commercial credentials. Experts say this time agencies and industry are better prepared to be successful.

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