Veterans Affairs

Poor Leadership Set Back VA Data Center Consolidation Efforts, Watchdog Says

The agency failed to report an estimated 860 data centers, which violates FITARA requirements, auditors said.

VA Selects Booz Allen Hamilton to Build New Mobile Application Cloud

The company is also responsible for migrating between 20 and 30 apps from the existing platform to the new cloud environment.

Senate Confirms OSTP Director, VA CIO on Final Day

Nobody has permanently served in either role since the beginning of the Trump administration.

Lawmakers Want IG to Dig into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Crowd

The trio of informal associates is reported to wield outsized influence over personnel and procurement decisions at the Veterans Affairs Department.

VA Is Starting Its GI Benefits Modernization Effort From Scratch

The old system will keep calculating veterans’ housing benefits until 2020.

VA Officials Reluctant to Say When G.I. Benefit Delays Will Be Fixed

Lawmakers grilled Veterans Affairs Department officials about the IT issues that prevented tens of thousands of veterans from receiving education and housing stipends on time.

VA’s $16 Billion E-Health Record Overhaul is Already $350 Million Over Budget

Just six months into the project, VA’s most important modernization effort is getting more expensive.

VA is Looking for a Platform to Track Talent and Spot Future Leaders

Employees also would use the system as a one-stop shop for professional development services.

How to Build a Corporate Learning Program to Support Veterans in the Workplace

Organizations need to develop training and reskilling programs, so veterans have the tools necessary to excel professionally and personally.

After Listening to Veterans, VA Put All Its Services on One Website

In the future, officials hope to eliminate most—if not all—of the paperwork and other bureaucratic barriers that prevent veterans from accessing the benefits they’ve earned.

Report: Management Drama Threatens to Derail VA’s Health Records Overhaul

The vendor’s software is also falling short of the department’s requirements, according to ProPublica.

Pentagon's Health Record Platform Shows Progress After Initial Setbacks

The system has decreased emergency room wait times and increased the number of patients facilities are able to treat, the vendor reports.

Pentagon, VA Leaders Commit to Boosting Accountability in Health Record Overhaul

Both secretaries pledged to re-examine the multibillion-dollar program’s organization structure and timelines.

VA’s National Cemetery Administration Continues High Customer Satisfaction Scores

The federal agency with the highest customer satisfaction scores continues its high performance, according to new internal survey data.