FEMA’s deputy CIO said the agency’s response during the 2017 hurricane season could give it leverage in asking for more resources.
Cyber experts say the goal of agencies’ modernization efforts should be to support the mission, not just updating technology for the sake of technology.
The Homeland Security Department wants to align its procurement and technology organizations to change the culture from buying to acquisition.
The General Services Administration held a reverse auction to set up contracts for five agencies to buy more than 45,000 laptops, desktops as part of a centralized procurement.
The Office of Management and Budget is close to finalizing Circular A-123, which will require an enterprise approach to risk management.
Agencies need clearer hiring authorities from the Office of Personnel Management to successfully recruit and hire new tech talent, said Beth Killoran, acting CIO at the Health and Human Services Department. HHS has a 40 percent vacancy rate among its cyber and IT infrastructure workforce.
For many agencies, the move to cloud computing services is predicated by policy, legal and contracting decisions made by more than just the chief information officer.
As OMB finalizes new FISMA metrics for 2016, agencies and IGs continue to struggle with a disconnect over risk versus compliance.
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The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service will launch the first set of initiatives under its new category management approach, called hallways, in the next six weeks to cover office supplies, IT hardware and IT software. FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe detailed the strategy to give customer agencies more data to make better acquisition decisions.