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Amanda Ziadeh

Navigating Between Regulator and Coordinator

Tags: regulator, coodinator

HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator lies at the forefront of improving Health IT

As federal health agencies strive to keep up with the evolving pace of health technology, interoperability and information sharing remain among top priorities, but pose continued challenges.

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Michael Murray

A Better Way to Document Project Related Information

Tags: project management

Most Federal agencies have formal Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Management frameworks for managing their IT projects. The names of the SDLC phases may vary, but most have one thing in common: the need to create and maintain documentation.

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Amanda Ziadeh

IHS Addresses EHR Deficiencies with $94 million Contract

Tags: IHS, ER deficiencies, healthcare

CIO Rives also lays out healthcare technology vision

The Indian Health Service contract award to General Dynamics Information Technology in April is intended to enhance the Resource and Patient Management System, the agency’s electronic health record, as it addresses some system’s past

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Stacy Cummings, Program Executive Officer, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (DHMS)

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We sat down with Stacy Cummings who told us how her past work history has prepared her for her current role as Program Executive Officer of DHMS, as well as the challenges she faced with the rollout of MHS GENESIS.

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It’s Not Enough to be Agile, You Need to Measure It

Agile Maturity Assessments Hold The Key To Long-term Results

Whether your organization recently underwent an Agile transformation or has practiced Agile for years, assessing the level of agility at regular intervals is important. Agile is practiced differently at all levels of the organization, and how it is implemented at the enterprise level effects how it is implemented at the team level.

Angela Tittle
Amanda Ziadeh

Defense stocks jump after Trump’s multi-billion dollar deal with Saudi Arabia

Tags: stocks, Saudi Arabia, stock price

Trickle down effect? Next tier of federal contractors also experienced similar spike in stock price

With his signature placed atop a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, Mr.

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Amanda Ziadeh

Advancing Both the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the Role of the CIO

Tags: modernizing government, technology act

The United States House Oversight Subcommittee on Information Technology reintroduced a revised Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act on April 28.

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Amanda Ziadeh

SAMHSA’s Donald Cox on IT in Health Agencies

Tags: Donald Cox, IT, health agencies

SAMHSA Frames IT as Business Technology

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Michael Murray

NIST Information Security Compliance and DevOps

Tags: information security, compliance, DevOps

The goal of this article is to consider how an organization can adopt DevOps methods for delivering software, while also remaining compliant with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)-mandated information security requirements based on National Institute of

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Jaroslaw Podsiadlo

Automating the Software Deployment Process

Tags: Software, deployment process

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, software deployment techniques were once entirely manual.

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Jerry Cavin

How to Properly Implement Software Quality Assurance

Tags: Software, quality assurance

Background

The Quality Movement demonstrated its capabilities in Japan after World War II. The Japanese economy was in shambles after the war and needed to be revived. Gen. Douglas MacArthur made a request for W.

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