Nextgov Today: Datacenter closures ahead of schedule; British hacking scandal implications for smartphone users; IT reform after Kundra


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TECHNOLOGY AND THE BUSINESS OF GOVERNMENT JULY 21, 2011
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DEFENSE IT: WHAT’S BREWIN’

  • The VA VistA Screw-Up Bill
    For reasons I cannot even begin to comprehend, Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., has a bill (H.R. 2470) in the works that, among other things, would transfer management of the Veterans Affairs Department’s Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) electronic health record system from the VA to a VA/Defense Department Interagency Program Office (IPO), chartered to manage development of a joint electronic health record for both departments…. full article
  • Pot Does Not Cure PTSD
    Yesterday, The New York Times ran an article highlighting the potential virtues of treating post-traumatic stress disorder with marijuana…. full article

TECH INSIDER

  • On First Tweets
    The Office of Management and Budget deserves points for joining the Twitterverse in a staid and simple way Tuesday, appropriate for its role as the White House’s business branch…. full article

WIRED WORKPLACE

  • Tech Training a Top Priority
    Despite tight budgets, many federal information technology leaders are still planning to invest in training for their IT staff over the next year, according to a new study by the Computer Technology Industry Association…. full article
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HEALTH IT UPDATE

  • Wall-to-Wall Health IT
    A smart carpet could be in your future as part of the soon-to-explode home health IT market, the National Academy of Sciences predicts…. full article

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