When it comes to supply chain risks, agencies need to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em

21 years after the passage of the Clinger Cohen Act, agencies and auditors are still debating whether chief information officers should report to the agency secretaries or deputy secretaries.

Even though Presidents have issued executive orders and OMB has issued policies, the question of the reporting structure has to come back to outcomes and not process.

In his weekly Reporter’s Notebook executive editor Jason Miller covers why this debate has reemerged and how the government can finally put it to rest.