A medical worker, left, tests a man for COVID-19 in a set up for rapid new coronavirus testing in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The Austrian government has moved to restrict freedom of movement for people, in an effort to slow the onset of the COVID-19 disease and the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Pandemic Response Accountability Committee flags gaps in federal data sources

In today’s Federal Newscast, a report by the MITRE Corporation found 16 key concerns with the quality and accuracy of data available to the PRAC.

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Agencies improving in CX but need to worry less about digital – more about human design

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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Modernization Committee issues last round of recommendations

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Federal CDOs still lack clarity around responsibilities, report finds

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Millennium Challenge Corporation earns high marks on transparency scorecard

The Millennium Challenge Corporation invests U.S. foreign aid into developing nations, but not without a detailed paper trail of where the money’s going.

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CIO Council reawakens push to use Technology Business Management standards

The CIO Council released a new guide developed by the Federal Technology Investment Management community of practice and the General Services Administration’s…

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Former federal CIO Kent reflects on her tenure, accomplishments, biggest frustrations

Suzette Kent, who recently left after more than two years as the federal CIO, said lawmakers need to reconsider how they fund technology modernization efforts so they are not just a one-year effort.

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