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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in March 2011
Taking the Congressional hatchet to funds for cloud computing, data center consolidation, transparency, and IT oversight is risky business, and appropriators should reconsider.
The Department of Defense will reduce some IT spending as part of a wide-ranging effort to cut costs, according to a memo from Secretary Robert Gates.
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says the White House will issue twice-yearly assessments of how well the government is implement his ambitious 25-point plan for federal IT reform.
The agency's overburdened data center and decades-old software need to be replaced, but a replacement facility won't be ready until 2016.