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posted in February 2011
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says government will slash IT budgets where projects aren't working, while spending more on innovation.
"It's a historic investment in IT-related technologies," said National Institute of Standards and Technology director Patrick Gallagher.
The President's 2012 budget includes $79.5 billion in federal IT spending, including a significant amount of new spending on cybersecurity.
The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy seeks to accelerate federal cloud adoption by detailing benefits, outlining a deployment framework, and describing agencies' roles and responsibilities.
The Weather and Climate Operational Supercomputing System, which could cost up to $502 million over 10 years, should help improve forecasts and climate modeling.
Inspector general finds a poor archiving plan has left the Federal Emergency Management Agency unable to access historical data since May 2010
The Office of Management and Budget has released a toolkit to help federal agencies meet a mandate to increase use of TechStat performance review sessions.