Many program acquisition officers cite time pressure and lack of bandwith to learn new tools as barriers to innovation. It’s a classic chicken-and-egg problem: How do you find the time to learn and try something new?
As the federal government and IT security leaders investigate inadvertent disclosures of fitness and location data, can they employ those same concepts to encourage better cyber behavior?
How can federal agencies maintain the same level of data visibility in the cloud as in data in other government systems?
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Brief synopsis of article: General Dynamics Information Technology’s Robert Gilbert and Peter Howard spoke with Military & Aerospace Electronics about technology being used for border security and R-RVSS usage. (article is on page 10)
U.S. Army leaders hope to proceed with the project by better incorporating commercial off-the-shelf capabilities and agile processes.
Deputy U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says cybersecurity will be a broad focus area for the Pentagon in 2018.
According to AHIMA, informatics, data analysis, CDI and information governance are some of the dominant health data management trends for this year.
Phase one of DOD’s cloud adoption directive will “leverage cloud technology to strengthen and streamline commercial operations within the department.”
According to HHS, such a final framework will support goals of allowing patients to access their own information, health providers and others to receive population-level health data trends and innovative new programs for increase usability.
There were a total of 140 hacking-related data breaches reported lasts year to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights — a 24 percent increase over 2016’s 113 breaches.
New GSA IT Office Deputy Assistant Commissioner and IT Category Manager Bill Zielinski talks about government IT Modernization strategy.