President Donald Trump signed an executive order on May 15 that reinforces many of the provisions concerning CIOs that were previously establish by law. The order also extends term appointments for IT professionals brought in to fill critical positions.
Everyone recycles, or they should. In our government offices we recycle paper, soda cans and plastic bottles. But it is time to move beyond recycling.
The $1.3 billion bill weighed in at a whopping 2,232 pages, which means there’s a lot to unpack. See what it means for IT modernization.
Agencies looking to fund projects through the Technology Modernization Fund now have a clearer path to do so. Last week, the Office of Management and Budget sent out memo M-18-12, which set into motion the Modernizing Government Technology Act that President Trump signed into law in December 2017. Two days later, OMB announced the seven… Read more »
There are some major differences between what happened in Canada almost a decade ago, and what happened on Capitol Hill this week. For one thing, Canada was never at risk of running out of money or furloughing its employees as a result of this situation.On the other hand, the debate among US legislators – as… Read more »
Although the shutdown is over, this will not be the last time feds have to endure the threat or possibly the reality of a shutdown. We explain why.
Reviewing current travel plans and updating personal contact information are a few of the housekeeping items feds should address during this time.
Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »
In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
In order to make our healthcare system better, providers need to get away from an emphasis on the quantity of services delivered and move towards recognizing and rewarding quality, high-value care.