In Deloitte Consulting LLP’s recently released tech trends report, “The Kinetic Enterprise,” it identified the forces that remain constant in driving IT transformation; digital, analytics, cloud, t
When it comes to health analytic capabilities, the private sector arguably has the federal government beat, partly due to a defined business case and industry talent. Health-based departments and agencies are still working to close that gap with collaboration and data-based initiatives.
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its IT Strategic Plan in September 2015, Chief Information Officer Todd Simpson incorporated a review process in order to revisit the plan annually and ensure it keeps up with mandates, new technologies and priorities.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) establish the security audit policies, content and availability of audit results in the event of software changes. Specifically, AU-2 (Audit Events), AU-3 (Content of Audit Records) and AU-12 (Audit Generation) address when an audit is required, what is included in the audit and the ability to generate audit records. The remaining controls in this family
The AFCEA Bethesda chapter awarded both government and industry change agents for their part in advancing information technology within their organization and government-wide, at its 10th Annual InnovateIT Awards Luncheon on June 1.The awards were presented in Washington, D.C., and included innovation in business and citizen in
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.
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.
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.
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.