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Aliya Sternstein

Senior Correspondent Aliya Sternstein reports on cybersecurity and homeland security systems. She’s covered technology for more than a decade at such publications as National Journal's Technology Daily, Federal Computer Week and Forbes. Before joining Government Executive, Sternstein covered agriculture and derivatives trading for Congressional Quarterly. She’s been a guest commentator on C-SPAN, MSNBC, WAMU and Federal News Radio. Sternstein is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Health IT Checkup

July 15, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow It's not often the federal government leads the private sector in creating innovative online applications. But in health information technology, the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have been pioneers in building a network that eventually will allow doctors to exchange digitized patient data nationwide. For years, Defense and VA have ...

Obama pushes to expand NASA's public contests

July 15, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Obama administration wants to expand a NASA initiative that awards cash prizes to nongovernment teams that solve mission-critical problems, marking another step to increase collaboration with the private sector on space activities. NASA announced on Tuesday three so-called centennial challenges, contests the space agency hopes will accelerate innovations in ...

From Nextgov.com: NASA announces contests to unearth technological advances

July 15, 2010 The Obama administration wants to expand a NASA initiative that awards cash prizes to nongovernment teams that solve mission-critical problems, marking another step to increase collaboration with the private sector on space activities. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

Industry Seeks IT Acquisitions Reform

July 14, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow A major tech industry group is fighting back against the administration's threats to cancel information technology projects by forming a task force to suggest other options. "In the wake of the Obama administration's decision to halt or review billions of dollars worth of information technology programs, TechAmerica Foundation today announced ...

Health and Human Services' IT rules open up market to newcomers

July 14, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow New federal rules that will grant medical practitioners billions of dollars to buy health information technology might make it easier for vendors new to the health IT industry to gain market share in a sector largely dominated by companies that have adhered to stricter standards, health consultants said. The rules ...

From Nextgov.com: Health and Human Services’ IT rules open up market to newcomers

July 14, 2010 New federal rules that will grant medical practitioners billions of dollars to buy health information technology might make it easier for vendors new to the health IT industry to gain market share in a sector largely dominated by companies that have adhered to stricter standards, health consultants said. Read the ...

Health IT Checkup

July 14, 2010 It's not often the federal government leads the private sector in creating innovative online applications. But in health information technology, the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have been pioneers in building a network that eventually will allow doctors to exchange digitized patient data nationwide. For years, Defense and VA have ...

Labor launches online career path for mapping tech jobs

July 12, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Labor Department is providing recruiters and aspiring mapping technologists with an interactive, online guide to career advancement partly to promote government jobs in what Labor says is a growing field. The model for geospatial technology competency, which Labor released on July 8, is one of 16 industry roadmaps available ...

From Nextgov.com: Labor launches online career path for mapping tech jobs

July 12, 2010 The Labor Department is providing recruiters and aspiring mapping technologists with an interactive, online guide to career advancement partly to promote government jobs in what Labor says is a growing field. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

OMB to meet with agencies to discuss financial systems

July 9, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow ( ) - A problem with financial management systems is they are over-engineered, says federal CIO Vivek Kundra.James Kegley White House officials next week will start meeting individually with federal agencies to lift a freeze on the development of financial system projects they instituted in June, officials said on Friday. ...