At the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s hearing on Wednesday on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, the latest scorecard is expected to show progress in several areas.
OMB released a new draft data center policy where cost savings is taking a back seat to optimization and operational realities.
The Government Accountability Office said it received more than 2,600 protests in fiscal 2018, which was less than a 1 percent increase over 2017.
Josh Moses left his role at OMB’s cyber branch chief on Nov. 30 after more than three years to take a job with the PricewatershouseCoopers commercial division.
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s senior executives combined priorities and contracting plans to help industry understand their needs for fiscal 2019.
Kevin Cox, the CDM program manager at the Homeland Security Department, said the future for CDM includes security operations-as-a-service (SOCaaS), shared services and moving to a continuous improvement cycle.
In other news, GSA lost its CTO to the private sector, but gained a deputy CIO from inside government, while the director of the cyber threat center ended her tour.
The administration plans to update its shared services strategy in the December release of the President’s Management Agenda.
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently released its semi-annual regulatory agenda with 47 proposed and final Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules.
GSA’s Rob Coen took on a new role as OASIS program manager, while HUD’s Chad Cowan is the new acting assistant secretary for administration.
The Office of Management and Budget released the 2019 Federal Information Security Management Act guidance giving agencies more options to meet the intent of the CDM program.
The Professional Services Council released its 54th annual Vision Forecast to industry and found agencies expect budgets to tighten in 2020 and beyond.