As budget cuts take their toll on in-person conferences within the Defense Department, more meetings are shifting online, specifically to DoD’s in-house Web conferencing service, Defense Connect Online.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) actively promotes a stronger state-federal partnership, especially in the areas of administrative flexibility, critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity, information sharing, business process redesign and the advancement of enterprise architecture. With the emergence of new technologies, NASCIO’s advocacy priorities will help all levels of government collaborate and make certain IT investments will better serve the American people.
Facing one of the biggest business challenges since Al Gore invented the Internet, CIOs in emerging markets seeking to mobile-enable their enterprises are making mobility a higher priority and spending more money on achieving that goal than are their mature-market counterparts, according to a new study by Accenture.
The Office of Management and Budget sent its fourth memo in eight years telling agencies to be aware of and include Section 508 requirements in technology and acquisitions. The difference this time is OMB included a strategic plan with deadlines for agencies to meet.
The Pentagon has approved a major expansion of its cybersecurity force over the next several years, increasing its size more than fivefold to bolster the nation’s ability to defend critical computer systems and conduct offensive computer operations against foreign adversaries, according to U.S. officials.
Less than a month after averting one fiscal crisis, Washington began bracing Tuesday for another, as lawmakers in both parties predicted that deep, across-the-board spending cuts would probably hit the Pentagon and other federal agencies on March 1.