No pulse, no pay: How the 'Do Not Pay' list will work

Vice President Joe Biden announced today that a governmentwide Do Not Pay List is being created to track debarred contractors, deceased individuals and others ineligible for federal payments.

FCC seeks information on survivability and security of nation’s broadband nets

The FCC takes the first steps toward a proposed voluntary security certification program for service providers and a study of the survivability of the nation’s broadband infrastructure, both part of the National Broadband Plan.

NTIA three months behind on broadband grant distribution, GAO says

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is behind schedule in awarding the first round of broadband grants, according to the General Accountability Office.

Business intell speeds Recovery Act reporting for DOE

The Energy Department is tracking its Recovery Act funding and reporting requirements via Oracle's automated Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition.

First wave from states will test's stimulus reporting mettle

The redesigned site's workload is set to increase.

Revamped Web site draws mixed reviews

The upgraded version of the Web site for tracking spending under the economic stimulus law impresses some visitors, but doesn't others.

Microsoft, BNY Mellon to provide stimulus-fund tracking for state, local agencies

Microsoft and Bank of New York Mellon have teamed up to deliver project fund administration, tracking and reporting software to aid state and local governments with requirements related to economic stimulus funding. gets new mapping features to track stimulus spending

The Web site for tracking spending under the economic stimulus law spending has new mapping features.

Federal IT dashboard uses visualization technology to display spending details

A new Web site launched by OMB lets the public see how agencies are spending money on information technology.

Energy-efficient technology to be part and parcel of new SSA data center

SSA officials will work with industry experts in data center technology and energy efficiency during the project's development to identify designs and energy performance goals for the center's construction and operations.

New stimulus tracking tools available

Microsoft earlier this week unveiled Stimulus360, while IT consulting firm Johnston McLamb applies its geospatial business intelligence expertise to stimulus tracking.

Survey: Public-sector IT pros lack clarity about stimulus funding

Seventy-nine percent of respondents to a recent survey said they were only somewhat aware of the flow of stimulus funds into their organizations and the impact the money might be having.

Arkansas tracks stimulus funding with dashboard technology

The Arkansas Department of Education plans to track its spending of federal funding grants with dashboard technology from IBM.

Online dashboard would track recovery act spending

Government officials and private citizens could soon be able to track stimulus funding expenditures through an information dashboard that taps into data on

START tracks agency recovery spending

Acumen Solutions is offering a tool to help agencies track and manage the funds they receive under the economic stimulus law.

GAO offers advice as SSA prepares to replace its aging data center

SSA plans to use $500 million of stimulus funding to replace its aging National Computer Center with a new data center to support its growing and increasingly automated workload.

Coming: $7.2B for broadband, Internet access

The new economic stimulus law allots $7.2 billion for expanding broadband connections to underserved areas.