Tag Archives: digitization

Treasury Unveils Digital End-to-End Efficiency Playbook; Craig Fischer Quoted

Craig Fischer

The Department of the Treasury’s bureau of the fiscal service has released a playbook that seeks to help federal agencies accelerate digitization by advancing automation and innovation to reduce manual processes, improve customer experience and achieve cost savings. The Digital End-to-End Efficiency (DEEE) Playbook from the bureau’s office of financial innovation and transformation intends to enable digital transformation through the implementation of a step-by-step framework.

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Hypori Releases Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021

Enterprise Data Strategy

Hypori Virtual Mobility, Intelligent Waves' subsidiary that specializes in securing BYOD devices of critically sensitive data, has released its “Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021,” What Employers and Employees Need to Know to Stay Safe. Hypori’s report has addressed mobile device security trends, including long-term strategies, effective digital tools, location independence to support remote work and resilience against global cybersecurity threats.

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DoD’s Alan Shaffer: New Modeling, Simulation Approaches Key to Expediting Acquisition Lifecycle

Alan Shaffer

Alan Shaffer, deputy acquisition chief of the Department of Defense (DoD), has said that digitization, model composability, digital engineering and modular open-systems frameworks are key to implementing advanced modeling and simulation techniques. Shaffer said that the U.S. military needs to implement new modeling and simulation approaches to accelerate the delivery of next-generation tools.

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OMB Issues Guidance for Agencies to Accept Digital Requests for Records

Office of Management

The Office of Management and Budget on Thursday released a memo providing guidance for federal agencies to start accepting digital requests for disclosure of records protected under the Privacy Act of 1974. Under the memo, federal agencies should facilitate remote identity-proofing and authentication process for individuals requesting access to records. 

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Library of Congress Updates Online Portal, Records Mgmt Features

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is implementing updates to its Congress.gov portal to ensure accessibility and simplified operations for staff members and the general public. Robert Brammer, head of the Law Library of Congress's Office of External Relations, said that the Library worked to streamline search functionalities for the website and improve language accessibility features for Spanish-speaking users. 

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IRS Digitalization Office Takes Incremental Funding Approach to IT Modernization


The Internal Revenue Service’s newly established enterprise digitalization and case management office has started to adopt an incremental approach to funding information technology modernization programs, including the digitization of paper-based taxpayer services and consolidation of case management platforms, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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Dominic Cussatt: EHR Deployment, Cloud Migration Among VA’s IT Modernization Efforts

Dominic Cussatt, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, told Government Matters in a video interview that aired Sunday about VA’s information technology modernization priorities. He discussed how VA deploys Cerner’s electronic health record system to replace the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture.

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