In what is being called the most ambitious digital learning initiative in the country’s history, the White House on Tuesday announced plans to bring next-generation broadband to 99 percent of the nation’s schools by 2017.
Almost three times as many have signed up for health care coverage through state-run health exchanges than through the federal government’s marketplace as part of the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday.
Robert Brese, CIO at the Energy Department, announced Nov. 6 the department’s American Energy Data Challenge that includes four phases that center all around energy data and how DOE can best use it.
State health insurance marketplaces were unable to enroll new customers this weekend after the Federal Data Services Hub went down Sunday because of a network failure at Verizon Terremark, the company that operates the data site.
FedScoop on Aug. 22 hosted its fifth annual Lowering the Cost of Government with IT Summit, gathering top leaders in government and IT. Here are some highlights from the sessions and keynotes.
More than 800 leaders from government and industry joined FedScoop for FedTalks 2013 at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., for a deep discussion of technology in the federal government.
“There are billions of dollars waiting for us,” U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said of the efficiencies available to federal departments and agencies through efficiency efforts currently being undertaken by the White House.
Frank Abagnale gets emails every day telling him he’s a genius. That he’s brilliant. That what he did as a teenager and a young adult, adventures that became the subject of the movie “Catch Me If You Can,” show gifts the average person simply does not possess.
Dan Tangherlini, acting administrator of the General Services Administration, wants his agency to be a leader in transformation that serves as a guide for the rest of the federal government.
The Agriculture Department is in the early stages of rolling out a new enterprise mobile device management tool that will allow the department’s more than 100,000 employees to use iOS and Android products on the job.
When Kevin Charest last October became chief information security officer at the Health and Human Services Department, his first order of business was to tackle governance.
The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative is taking a turn this summer, with the second round of PortfolioStat sessions as the Office of Management and Budget is focused more on the optimization of data centers instead of purely shutting doors.
Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak discusses this week’s Health Datapalooza conference and the changing role of data and technology on the nation’s health care.
U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park on Tuesday gave an impassioned speech to America’s health care innovators, urging them to use newly released government data to fuel a revolution in the country’s health care.
As the parent of both a 1-month-old daughter named Samantha and a 3-year-old brindle and white pup named James, I found the exchange particularly funny, but perhaps a little misleading.
The Health and Human Services Department released new data and new opportunities for researchers and developers as part of Health Datapalooza IV held at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C.
The White House is looking to put a cap on the amount contractors can get reimbursed for certain expenses.
The White House released Friday the initial Federal Program Inventory that brings together a list of programs run by federal agencies into one place on Performance.gov.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, OMB’s new administrator, sent a memo Wednesday that told all agencies to look for ways to reduce fragmentation, overlap and duplication, and increase effectiveness in finding those reductions from the FY14 budget.
The Obama administration will outline new legislation next week that will put a tighter cap on the amount of money some government contractors can receive to cover executive salaries and bonuses.