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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in June 2010
The Office of Management and Budget is conducting a detailed review of high-risk IT projects and placing a temporary pause on billions allocated annually to financial systems.
When Obama administration budget director Peter Orszag steps down from his post sometime next month, he'll be leaving as one of the tech-savviest budget directors ever. Whether that matters for government IT is a different question.
An inspector general says that the Federal Aviation Administration needs to do more planning before jumping in on its major NextGen upgrade.
Despite public focus on collaboration and culture, intelligence IT execs highlight data center consolidation, identity, and access management efforts.
A whistleblower filed the original suit which claims Oracle's sales practices led to tens of millions of dollars of overcharges.
The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to test the delivery of Microsoft Office, network storage from within its private cloud.
Vivek Kundra told attendees at the InformationWeek Government IT Leadership Forum that he's working to close the "IT gap," improve project oversight, and advance cybersecurity technology.
For many observers of Washington, D.C., the federal government is laser-focused on information technology in ways that it hasn't in the past, from open government to cybersecurity and project management to cloud computing. It's within that context that InformationWeek Government's first live event takes place tomorrow.
Federal financial systems upgrades are too costly, complex, and poorly executed, White House says, as it announces major changes.
Department of Housing and Urban Development CIO Jerry Williams discusses how IT is moving from overlooked to a central player in the agency's work.
The micro-blogging service's first Washington, D.C.- based employee would help Twitter serve government and help government improve its use of Twitter.
IT modernization is key to reforming government and eliminating inefficiencies, said the head of the Office of Management and Budget.
Many governments and agencies have been striving to make their Websites more up-to-date and accessible, but some remain shocking examples of bad user experience.
Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning purportedly sent classified videos and other information to Wikileaks.
The former president is off to a fast start in terms of the number of followers he's garnered on the social network.