State continues to reduce number of data centers, says CIO

Further adoption of cloud-based storage is a central pillar of the department’s recently-published enterprise data strategy.

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Detailed timeline shows VA will kickstart EHR deployment in 2022

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The next site to get the system will be Columbus, Ohio, on March 5 2022, followed by a facility in Walla Walla, Washington.

VA creates two new management positions to oversee EHR

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Dr. Terry Adirim is the new program executive director for electronic health record integration at the department.

Air Force strikes agreement with contractors to resell Platform One products

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The deal permits the resale of the platform's Iron Bank container repository and Big Bang DevSecOps pipeline.

DOD picks Microsoft, AWS, Google and Oracle to bid on JWCC cloud contract

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If awarded spots on the IDIQ contract, those providers could then compete for task order work under the larger contract.

Agencies seek double the $1B allotted to the Technology Modernization Fund for projects

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The TMF Board will only select projects leading to playbooks and best practices, per one member.

TMF Board considering three projects from Department of Energy

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The proposals were submitted amid concerns about the state of the department’s working capital fund.

Agencies should invest in dedicated workforce for human-centered design, study shows

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The Partnership for Public Service finds agencies with fresh product design expertise were more effective at improving customer experience.

How hybrid work will impact network needs for government agencies

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Networking expert Tony Bardo looks at the long-term impacts and costs of hybrid work on agency networking needs and why leaders should rethink their MSP contracts.

Telework appears to have benefitted human-centered design, says VA experience leader

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Barbara Morton says it will likely take another year to determine the full effects of remote evidence gathering.

CIO Council stands up office to support governmentwide collaboration pilot

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The council wants to expand the success of its governmentwide collaboration tool pilot.