A new report on the government’s efforts to shut down its costly and ungainly federal data centers reveals the government could cash in on the consolidation to the tune of $18 billion. The new report, “Federal Data Center Consolidation: Measure to Manage Report,” a joint project of government IT network …Read More »
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At least 36 federal data centers in Washington, D.C., area will be shuttered under a plan by federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, which includes a total of 137 such closures nationwide, The Wall Street Journal reports. The D.C.-area closings affect 16 federal agencies — including the Justice, Commerce and …Read More »
In a letter to White House Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), who chairs a Senate subcommittee tasked with federal financial management and government information, asked for details about what potential cuts to the E-Government fund would mean for the administration’s open-gov goals. Carper said he wrote …Read More »
Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra has coined an apt metaphor to describe the importance of agency IT investments: “digital oil.” As Federal News Radio reports, Kundra was on hand at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop to deliver an update on the 25-point …Read More »
Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra told a Senate subcommittee yesterday that of the 800 federal data centers the government wants to close by 2015, 100 of them could be shuttered by the end of this year, according to a Bloomberg report. “We want to move forward very, very aggressively …Read More »
ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. DoD Acquisition Chief Talk Better Buying at Army TACOM Command The Defense Department’s acquisition chief dropped by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command as part of his tour …Read More »
One of the philosophical cornerstones of the open-government websites championed by federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra was to promote transparency in government. For example, the Office of Management and Budget launched the IT Dashboard to track federal investments in IT projects to increase agency accountability and also to “shine …Read More »