Tom Carper

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Auditor Finds $300 Million In Duplicative IT Systems At 3 Agencies

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | September 12, 2013

A dozen duplicative information technology systems at three federal agencies have cost the government more than $300 million during the past five years, an auditor announced Thursday. Read More »

Duplicate IT Systems Cost HHS Millions

Ashley Gold | FierceHealthIT | September 13, 2013

An auditor found more than $300 million in duplicative IT systems at three different government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services--which has six duplicative systems costing $256 million alone--according to a new Government Accountability Office report. Read More »

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel Confirmed As Keynote For FOSE 2013

Press Release | FOSE | April 30, 2013

FOSE 2013 today announced that Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) Steven VanRoekel will deliver the featured keynote at this year’s event. The second CIO of the United States, appointed by President Obama on August 5, 2011, Mr. VanRoekel will provide insight on the fiscal 2014 budget and beyond... Read More »

IT Reform Should Focus More On The Outcomes Than Tactics, Vanroekel Says

Rebecca Carroll | | May 8, 2014

With information technology evolving faster than laws governing federal contracting, legislation to reform how government buys and builds IT should focus more on results than on specific methods of achieving them, the federal chief information officer told lawmakers Thursday.

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U.S. House Passes Historic Open Government Bill, Sending It On To The White House

Alexander Howard | E Pluribus Unum | April 28, 2014

This afternoon, the United States House of Representatives passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) of 2013, voting to send S.994, the bill that enjoyed unanimous support in the U.S. Senate earlier this month, on to the president’s desk.  The DATA Act is the most significant open government legislation enacted by Congress in generations, going back to the Freedom of Information Act in 1966...

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