Costs of DoD’s full-scope financial audit will approach $1 billion in the effort’s first year, but Defense officials contend the benefits are well worth the price.
Deputy Defense secretary Patrick Shanahan alters the membership of DoD’s Cloud Executive Working Group, removing its acquisition chief, adding its CIO.
As the Defense Department begins preparations in 2018 to process nearly 80 percent of all federal security clearances, the Government Accountability Office paints a messy picture of the governmentwide effort to improve quality and timeliness for background investigations.
DoD used planned system outage to prepare for transition to new TRICARE contractors, changes to health benefits
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DoD’s adoption of a new electronic health record is a major driver for a bevy of other upgrades to health IT in the military health system, including a new, worldwide virtual private network and common desktop.
New leaders in Defense Department IT: Essye Miller is named acting DoD CIO and Rear Adm. Nancy Norton will be DISA director.
The National Academy of Public Administration has just completed a review of MARAD and has several recommendations for improving management.
Many civilian agencies say they need more guidance and information from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence about key components of the continuous evaluation program.
The first users of DoD’s new electronic health record call the system “life-changing,” but several years remain before it’s deployed worldwide.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center plans to deploy its own fully functional continuous evaluation system by fall 2018. Executive branch agencies buy into those services, and NCSC will continually vet agency employees against 10 different databases.
In part two of a two-part special report, “Is splitting the security clearance process destined for failure?” Federal News Radio explains how a series of poor decisions and mismanagement led to today’s investigative backlog.
The company that won DIUx’s first production contract says DoD’s new approach let it break an “effective veto” by traditional defense vendors.
For the Navy, much of the innovation has come from the Office of Naval Research. Now the ONR is starting to use so-called lean innovation process.