Forbes urges Hamilton approach to economic woes

The nation must find a way to turn its liabilities into assets as a way to speed the economic recovery, Steve Forbes, chairman and chief executive officer of Forbes Media, said Sept. 14 in a presentation to the Northern Virginia Technology Council.

State CIOs want bigger role in health IT opportunity

State CIOs can play a critical role in deployment of health IT, according to a new report.

Feds OK $1.2B for health IT initiatives

Federal health officials are distributing $1.2 billion in economic stimulus law funding to state agencies and nonprofits to advance adoption of health information technology.

State plans small-business competition for data center consolidation

The State Department plans to award a task order for help with its data center consolidation program.

RFPs in the works for health exchange networks

The SSA is on track to award $24 million in contracts to help health care providers link to the Nationwide Health Information Network.

Feds announce billions available for broadband grants

Vice President Biden announced that $4 billion worth of broadband grants and loans are now available under the recovery act.

Federal contractors need the right stuff for success

Federal contractors must have strong attributes and depth to succeed amid slowing discretionary federal spending.

Contractor needed to upgrade

The oversight board for economic stimulus spending is looking for a vendor to create Version 2.0 of the Web site.

Administration prepares for new era of procurement rules

Contractors need to stay on top of the procurement policies and reforms being pushed forward by Congress and the new administration.

Forecaster tells contractors to lower expectations after Recovery Act jolt

In a year of transition, government contractors should expect flat budgets for the next few years, according to FedSources.

DHS distributes port and mass transit grants

DHS announced $300 million in economic stimulus law funding is available for eligible port security and mass transit projects.

CMS to build IT systems to track incentive payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will develop IT systems to monitor incentive payments to doctors and hospitals.

Commerce readies contract for broadband grant support

The Commerce Department released a schedule showing that it is preparing to hire a contractor in June to help manage its huge broadband grant program.

Health IT alliance to spread stimulus gospel

Allscripts, Microsoft and Cisco are now members of an alliance meeting with doctors on the health IT economic stimulus law provisions.

The race for technology reform

In his first 100 days in office, President Barack Obama brought a fresh approach to new technologies and an ambitious IT reform agenda. However, a lack of specific details has frustrated the contracting community.

Contractors mix worries with optimism

Survey shows what the Top 100 companies are thinking about: the good and bad of tougher competition, a new administration and emerging opportunities.

New structure prepares Northrop for growth

Northrop Grumman has positioned itself for more growth and more complex projects by combining its Mission Systems and Information Technology units.

The Top 100 companies embrace change as a key to survival

Top companies in the government technology market rely on their ability to change and adapt to keep pace with evolving customer demands.

CSC counts cyber, health, logistics among hot targets

Computer Sciences Corp. celebrates its 50th birthday by identifying the seven markets that it thinks can grow its business.

Booz Allen banks on agility and independence

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. spins off its commercial business so it can concentrate on opportunities as a trusted broker in the government market.