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Going back to in-person federal IT conferences brings renewed energy

Imagine Nation, the annual leadership conference put on by the American Council for Technology Industry Advisory Council, returned to in-person earlier…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, a sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington. A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Labor makes the case that its CIO reporting structure works despite the IG’s doubts

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With new CIO in place, OPM turning to familiar IT modernization playbook

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

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Roberta Fallon, Phillip Newsome

IRS could have IT workforce issues on the horizon

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration says a high number of IT workers at the IRS are eligible to retirement.

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy at the Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

For IT, cyber policy goals, dig beneath the numbers of Biden’s 2022 request

The Biden administration is asking for a 2.4% increase and a 14% increase in federal IT and cybersecurity spending, respectively, in fiscal 2022.

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Agencies getting on board with TMF as expedited review deadline nears

Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana said OMB is working on new 21st Century IDEA Act guidance and a new IT modernization strategy.

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