The Navy plans to eliminate its office of Assistant Secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment in favor of a new Senate-confirmed position: Assistant Secretary for Information Management.
Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
The Navy department is considering the creation of a new assistant secretary for information management, a role that could extend well beyond that of a traditional CIO.
Law taking effect Jan. 1 gives the Defense Department chief information officer new authorities over military services' "disparate" IT modernization efforts.
David Powner left the Government Accountability Office in early August after spending 16 years overseeing federal technology management issues.
Multiple sources say EPA is moving its CIO so the executive will no longer report directly to the administrator or deputy administrator.
Six former federal IT executives offers opinions and insights about the latest attempt to strengthen the roles of agency CIOs.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in an effort to build institutional capabilities to drive IT modernization.
Lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT are concerned that the IT modernization effort is losing momentum.
Federal News Radio obtained a draft of an executive order seeking to give CIOs new hiring authorities and IT governance.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will release the fourth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) report card June 13 detailing agency progress in implementing the 2015 law.
Sources confirmed CIOs from State, DHS, EPA and OPM and the CTO from VA talked a variety of issues with the Trump transition team toward the end of Obama administration.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released its third report card on agency progress in implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and found 12 improved their grades, 11 stayed the same and one dropped.
Commerce, Energy, Labor and NASA told House lawmakers how they each are meeting the spirit and intent of the IT reform law.