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Guest Commentary: What is agile development?

Guest post by Roger Broyles A key component of the Obama administration's new 25-point plan for reforming IT management is its emphasis on modular development of IT applications and systems. Modular

On counting chickens and riding donkeys--it's budget season

A farmer's daughter was going to market, carrying a pail of milk on her head. As she walked, she thought, "When I sell this milk, I'll have enough money to buy dozens of eggs. When the eggs hatch,

Kundra: 'Cloud first' to be funded by data center consolidation savings

Agency migration to cloud computing will be funded by reinvesting savings realized from data center consolidation, said Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra while speaking to reporters Feb.

Audio: Vivek Kundra on federal IT priorities and the fiscal 2012 IT budget

Information technology is a major component of projects across the federal government and, similarly, it's comprises a major chunk of the budget. The federal government plans to spend $79.5 billion

Kundra releases federal cloud computing strategy

Although he was given an entire half a year in which to finish a strategy on federal adoption of cloud computing, Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra accomplished that feat in a mere two

OMB tells agencies to hold TechStat meetings

Federal agencies should hold at least one internally-managed "TechStat" meeting by March 31, says the Office of Management and Budget in a "TechStat Toolkit" newly available on...

OMB readies IPv6 agency assessments

In January, Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will begin meeting with agency CIOs to check on progress in implementing a September OMB mandate to use native IPv6 in public facing

Who's visiting Vivek Kundra?

Now that about a year's worth of White House visitor logs are online, we got to wondering who's been in to see Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra and where the visitors are from. Finding

OMB announces 25-point implementation plan for restructuring federal IT

The Office of Management and Budget announced Dec. 9 that it will move forward with a plan for restructuring federal information technology. The specific changes outlined by OMB are based on

Audio: OMB reaches verdict on 16 high-priority agency IT projects

The Office of Management and Budget has completed a review of 16 "high-priority" agency IT projects, said White House officials during a Dec. 8 press call. Scroll down to the media player to listen