Department of Defense

Develop an Open Standard Electronic Health Record for DOD and VA

The importance of Open Standard technology is a critical need for improved sharing and exchange of service-member health information and data between the Department of Defense - Health Affairs and the Department of Veterans Administration community of interest (COI) as indicated in Section 1635 of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, 2008). A community of interest is a collaborative group of users that must... more »

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Department of Defense

Using Web Technologies to gain efficiencies

The Government should toward ways to use web technologies to modernize IT, reduce cost, reduce cycle time and increase the agility. We should not just look exclusively inward for the solution. We should look to Industry for best practice to gain efficiencies, save money, and avoid cost as Industry does to improve their return on investment. The cascading effect of this best practive would provide greater access to information... more »

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Department of Defense

Enterprise Cybersecurity Strategy

One of the most significant issues when developing or acquiring new IT technologies is inconsistent and inadequate cybersecurity measure‚Äôs to meet Government IT requirements. In most cases, security is often overlooked, or not considered until much later in the process. By not addressing security early and often throughout the lifecycle, it can pose significant risk to Servicemembers, the DOD, National Security, cause... more »

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Unifed Enterprise Architecture (EA)

I Propose the Military Health System develop a unified framework as a single enterprise management approach that can enable effective organizational transformation. this approach can tailor and EA for all of its disparate systems as a comprehensive approach, based upon best practice. The Benefits of developing an EA based on these best practices, will serve to: 1. Inform decision making, 2. Define architecture based on... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Reduce software expenses with open source software and standards

Currently, the U.S. government spends in excess of $1 billion annually to license software -- software that produces documents that are difficult to access after a few years because the new version of the software often doesn't work with the older documents. Since the document formats are proprietary, we have no way to access these documents other than by maintaining the unsupported older software. This has made transparency... more »

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