Oversight leader says volume of datasets ‘biggest challenge’ in COVID-19 fraud prevention


Robert Westbrooks says the pandemic response accountability committee is triaging datasets as it progresses with fraud detection work.

Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence will help IGs investigate fraud


COVID-19 relief fraud investigations will last the decade, but not much, if any, funding appears to be going to automated screening of loan applicants.

CIOs are working with CXOs more, but still largely in an advisory role


The Office of Federal Student Aid is working on upgrading IT and improving CX simultaneously, but CX teams remain relatively new.

VA finishes IT overhaul for GI Bill education benefits


The VA finished implementation of software updates in accordance with the Forever GI bill.

Medicare telehealth expansion gets bipartisan stamp of approval from lawmakers


A bipartisan, bicameral group is urging House and Senate leaders to use end-of-year legislation to permanently expand Medicare coverage of telehealth services.

Sen. Warner: Pentagon tech spending should be ‘reexamined’ post-COVID


Defense funding will likely be curtailed to address federal deficit increases, at a time when when investments in cybersecurity and 5G are needed to compete with China, the Virginia senator said.