The General Services Administration has closed an online storefront for software-as-a-service closely associated with former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. The online store, apps.gov, was shut down "in an effort to provide streamlined customer service," GSA said in a statement, using language not dissimilar from its September 2009 announcement of the storefront's creation.
The Office of Management and Budget's 25 point plan to reform federal information technology passed its final milestone, the 18-month mark, on June 9. Just how well the federal government tracked against the plan is unclear, however, as the rhetoric out of OMB has shifted considerably since the plan's December 2010 unveiling.
Our latest TechStat FOIA request was to the General Services Administration, for meeting materials and follow-up memos related to all TechStat meetings about its IT systems.
The Office of the Management and Budget says it's very close to publishing a strategic plan for Section 508 implementation across government, but before it does, the White House is seeking feedback
Cybersecurity is one of the Obama Administration's top five information technology priorities, said Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel, while speaking at a Feb. 24 AFECA Bethesda
A new report that aims to map the federal web universe reveals a sprawling collection of.gov websites, but Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel says it presents a chance to find
The White House spent about $5 million in developing a social network for federal employees before canceling the project in May 2011 due to lack of funding, according to data from a Government...
In an opinion piece published Aug. 30 in the New York Times, former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra takes on the "I.T. cartel" for encouraging federal "reliance on inefficient software
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to deploy a troubled software effort to its 20 air route traffic control centers at a rate of 5 to 7 a year through Sept. 30, 2014, according to a corrective...
Steven VanRoekel will replace Vivek Kundra as the Office of Management and Budget's administrator for e-government and information technology, says an Aug. 4 report in the New York Times. Kundra