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Office of Information and Technology

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— Earlier this month, Charles R. Armstrong fully transitioned into his role as assistant commissioner and chief information officer for the Office of Information and Technology for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Mr. Armstrong is responsible for managing and integrating CBP’s information technology and the functional responsibilities that include software development, infrastructure services and support, tactical communications, the laboratory system and research and development functions, and IT modernization initiatives. Mr. Armstrong is also a champion for furthering the IT goals and strategies set by the Department of ...
however technically a program is actually a higher level construct: a group of related and somehow interdependent projects. A project is a temporary endeavor, having a defined beginning and end (usually constrained by date, but can be by funding or deliverables 1 ), undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, usually to bring about beneficial change or added value. The temporary nature of projects stands in contrast to business as usual (or operations) , which are repetitive, permanent or semi-permanent functional work to produce products or services. In practice, the management of these two systems is often found to be ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
VA Announces Winners of Health Information Technology Initiative ...
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the selection of 26 winning ideas in the Veterans Health Administration / Office of Information and Technology (VHA/OIT) Innovation Competition. “At VA, we are constantly looking for new ways to improve the care we deliver,” said Secretary Shinseki, “The employees who participated in this competition exhibited tremendous creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Their ideas will help the department improve health care quality, access, and transparency in service to our nation’s Veterans.” This is the most recent effort under the VA Innovation Initiative, ... market research, surveys and trends
SHINSEKI SEEKS NEW LAYER OF BUREAUCRACY AT VA'S CENTRAL OFFICE ...
The VA Secretary wants one new Assistant Secretary and eight new Deputy Assistant Secretaries. Claims this will "streamline" the VA. by Larry Scott, VA Watchdog dot Org   ------------------------- I think I just fell down the Rabbit Hole! VA Secretary Eric Shinseki wants to "streamline" the agency by adding one new Assistant Secretary and eight new Deputy Assistant Secretaries (see press release below from the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs). This is astounding.  Shinseki said this ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Budget Report for FY 2008 (Democratic)(PDF) - House Committee on ...
2.87 million service-connected veterans, an increase of 10 percent over FY 2005, .... Office of Information and Technology. The Military Quality of Life and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Using the Web as a Survey Tool
This paper presents the initial results from the second World-Wide Web User Survey, which was advertised and made available to the Web user population for 38 days during October and November 1994. The survey is built on our architecture and Web technologies, which together offer a number of technical and surveying advantages. In particular, our architecture supports the use of adaptive questions, and supports methods for tracking users' responses across different surveys, allowing more in-depth analyses of survey responses. The present survey was composed of three question categories: general demographic questions, browsing ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Winners of the VHA/OIT Innovation Competition announced
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki recently announced the 26 winning ideas in the Veterans Health Administration / Office of Information and Technology (VHA/OIT) Innovation Competition. An employee competition launched in February 2010, the VHA/OIT Innovation Competition solicited health care IT solutions that move VA forward in its transformation to a provider of 21st-century services for our nation’s Veterans. “At VA, we are constantly looking for new ways to improve the care we deliver,” said Secretary Shinseki, “The employees who participated in this competition exhibited tremendous ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
VA worker wins award for device
MARTINSBURG - Caregivers at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities had requested for years some kind of wireless, hands-free communications system that would allow them to talk with nurses, doctors and others while continuing to serve their patients. So Jason A. Barnard, associate chief information officer for the VA Capitol Health Care Network, who works out of the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, used existing technology to "put together pieces of the puzzle," creating just such a communications system. In the process, Barnard was selected as one of the winners of the Veterans Health Administration/Office of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Report (PDF) - Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector ...
May 29, 2009 ... The Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) did not submit VA's Exhibit 300s to. OMB by the September 08, 2008, deadline. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
UT Knoxville | Office of Information Technology
In July, OIT will be making Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus 2010 available for UT faculty and staff to install on their University-owned computers at no charge through UT's Microsoft campus agreement. In order to maximize the benefits of UT's Microsoft contract, please refrain from purchasing this software elsewhere. This installation will be customized to integrate tightly with SharePoint 2010 to provide a more robust, collaborative work environment for University employees. OIT will announce when this download is available. For personal use, all UT employees are authorized to download one discounted ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
REAL TIME
OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
  1. profile image eLobbyistNJ A914 *Update* Directs Chief Technology Officer in the Office of Information Technology to study and report potent... http://bitly.com/9OBW0d
  2. profile image vapugetsound Dr. Jonathan Medverd is a winner of the "Office of Information and Technology Innovation Competition". Read more: http://ow.ly/21Ms7
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Why is Ms. Jennifer S Duncan making news lately?
We substantiated that Ms. Jennifer S. Duncan, former Executive Assistant to the former Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Mr. Robert Howard, engaged in nepotism when she improperly advocated for the hiring and advancement of within VA Office of Information and Technology (OI&T). We also substantiated that she abused her authority and engaged in prohibited personnel practices when she improperly hired an acquaintance and friend and at a rate above the minimum rate of pay. Further, we found that Ms. Duncan’s misused her own position for the private gain of We also substantiated that misused his position for the ...
Enhanced Drivers License In Ohio? - Yahoo! Answers
I couldn't find anything about Ohio offering an Enhanced Driver's License yet. I am having a time getting you a link to go to. The ONLY thing I could find out of Ohio is at the link below. Go to the third item: Privacy & Security News Brief. It's a news brief from the Ohio Office of Information and Technology from July 13-July 19, 2008. At the bottom of page 10, they refer to Canada considering it, but nothing about Ohio. I did find other states that offered one, but not them. Sorry I couldn't help you more. 1 year ago 100% 2 Votes There are currently no comments for this question. * ...