Navigating Between Regulator and Coordinator

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.

A Better Way to Document Project Related Information


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. Agencies often provide templates in Word, Excel or PowerPoint format to ease the process and encourage consistency across projects.

IHS Addresses EHR Deficiencies with $94 million Contract

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 deficiencies.

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

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. Trump’s first trip abroad as president provided many happy returns for defense contractors and their shareholders.

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.

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


The United States House Oversight Subcommittee on Information Technology reintroduced a revised Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act on April 28. The legislation intends to provide agencies with a working capital fund to reduce wasteful IT spending.

Enterprise This: The Benefits of Establishing an Enterprise Program Management Office


Organizations and agencies in the private and public sectors differ in their information technology (IT) organizational and delivery structures to develop IT products and solutions to end-users and customers. One type of structure includes the enterprise project or program management office (EPMO).

Automating the Software Deployment Process


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

Introduction to the Product Roadmap

What Is a Product Roadmap?

A product roadmap is a strategic document that guides organizations and teams on how to document, plan, and execute the overall mission, vision, and strategy of the stakeholders. Product roadmaps are visual depictions that show cross-functional activities over time that need to be completed.