A failure to realize the process changes involved has doomed some identity management systems, but there have also been successful deployments. And integrated identity management and access control suites are making it easier to achieve the desired result.
A CDW-G survey finds that government organizations are doing more to improve IT energy efficiency compared with 2008, but recessionary pressures to reduce equipment costs could reduce greater, longer-term energy savings.
In response to criticism from its inspector general's office, the department said it has set up a new oversight system to improve its IT management.
A consultant says noncompliance with federal Section 508 requirements, which call for electronic and information technology to be made accessible to people with disabilities, is one of many shortcomings that limit the effectiveness of USASpending.gov.
At a federal court in California, pretrial services officials have implemented a kiosk-based reporting system to streamline services for defendants and help officers more easily keep track of their cases.
Microsoft has launched a new pilot project to assist IT professionals and developers facing application compatibility issues.
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Government Computer News has named the 10 government agency information technology projects to be recognized as outstanding IT initiatives for 2009.
The Coast Guard Operation Systems Center employs a dedicated task force to troubleshoot complex problems with its own applications.
Lt. Gen. Carroll Pollett, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, reiterated the importance of the contract workforce to DISA at an industry presentation Aug. 7, especially, he said, as the agency faces moving its staff to Fort Meade next year.
Regulators are in the early stages of developing new rules to make sure agencies aren’t buying phony IT products.
These 28 innovators help keep government on the front line of IT.