Major areas of investment include unmanned aerial vehicles, manned and unmanned ground vehicles, and battlefield command-and-communications systems.
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In fiscal 2008, the agency anticipates hiring an additional 1,200 patent examiners and plans to continue expanding telework efforts.
A few key IT projects receive line items in bill to keep agencies running through the rest of the fiscal year.
Panel focuses on health IT privacy matters related to the Office of Personnel Management's benefits program for federal employees.
Auditors also find that several computer servers were removed from the agency’s headquarters before an asset-tracking system was put in place.
New OMB score card shows little change other than on the e-government initiative.
Spending measure also would boost funding for the agency’s inspector general.
Telework would benefit from a close analysis by government management subcommittee, outside observer says.
Document also will describe technology projects that have suffered from deficiencies in planning, administration official says.
Cost of the project has not been determined; implementation slated to begin in 2010.