Robert Howard, currently the acting CIO, would get what some believe is unprecedented authority for a VA technology chief.
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The Bush administration made grand promises for its e-government initiatives, but the results have been mixed.
Theft is second reported data breach at department this month.
Five years after its launch, the Bush administration’s $1 billion electronic government initiative has shown mixed results.
OMB directs agencies to include assessments of progress in upgrading Freedom of Information Act processes in annual e-government reports.
Proposed regulatory change backs up an OMB requirement that IT procurements incorporate products ready for the next-generation Internet.
Incident occurred while a contractor was installing software upgrades on the Web site.
Civilian agencies will be required to migrate to central sale centers.
IRS should also drop outsourcing initiative and boost funding for assistance services, taxpayer committee recommends.
Executive order urges agencies that oversee health insurers and medical providers to share quality and price information.