Transparency is focus of first recommendations from panel on modernizing Congress

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

So far, the committee seems to be focusing on making the inner workings of Capitol Hill more obvious and accessible. IT is the backdrop for many of the recommendations, though.

Former Congress members throw support behind Office of Technology Assessment revival

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

"I think we've all been embarrassed by the way Congress fails to understand technology," former Congressman Vic Fazio said Wednesday.

Bidding begins on GSA’s COMET digital transformation effort

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

Vendors have until April 29 to vie for the Architecture, Engineering, and Advisory Support single-award task order, while a second procurement for the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation initiative remains in the works.

FEMA wants to award disaster grants faster under this $80M IT contract

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

Homeland Security also employed a new bid process to select the winner, an IT modernization firm.

The VA is ‘close’ to piloting tele-hearing capability

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The capability will be built on "almost the same" foundation as the VA's popular telehealth system.

VA modernizes benefits process, digitizing more than 7 million files

by Jared Beinart • 8 months ago

VA has removed more than 7.8 million paper files from 60 locations, resulting in faster, more accurate claims decisions for veterans.

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