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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, former Republican congressman Darrell Issa speaks during a news conference in El Cajon, Calif. The race to fill the vacated seat of former Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has turned into a GOP slugfest. Hunter held one of the party's few remaining House seats in California before he pleaded guilty to a corruption charge and resigned last month. The race to replace him has been especially bitter between the Republican front-runners, former congressman Issa and San Diego radio host and political commentator Carl DeMaio. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Idea to reduce the number of CIOs per agency reemerges

Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) say it’s time to reconsider having only one person per agency with the title chief information…

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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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CIO reporting, working capital funds remain outliers in agency IT modernization progress

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More lawmakers getting on IT modernization bandwagon as House prepares 10th FITARA scorecard

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Before she leaves, Wynn setting NASA up for a reorganized, consolidated IT future

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GSA, Education, USAID receive ‘As’ on FITARA scorecard

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FITARA is turning 5 years old and some CIOs are just receiving benefits of the law

OMB, the CIO Council and GAO are revamping the FITARA scorecard to include metrics around citizen services, customer satisfaction and mission delivery.

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Senate Dems concerned with EPA’s handling of contract negotiations with AFGE

In today’s Federal Newscast, over 40 Senate Democrats express opposition to how the Environmental Protection Agency is handling its collective bargaining…

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American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council

ACT-IAC maturity model gives agencies roadmap to improve FITARA scores

ACT-IAC’s Suzanne Komara and Stu Hammer explain how the group is giving agencies a roadmap for how to improve their FITARA scores.

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