In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management's inspector general assesses what the agency has done to improve its cybersecurity controls since the 2014 data breach.
An update to the Office of Management and Budget's guidance on its Data Center Optimization Initiative will include more back-and-forth between agencies and the administration on fair benchmarks.
Rod Turk, the acting chief information officer and chief information security officer at the Commerce Department, decided to leave federal service.
David Chow comes to HUD from the National Credit Union Administration, where he spent the last seven years.
Beth Killoran becomes the fourth agency CIO to be reassigned under the Trump administration. Ed Simcox, the HHS chief technology officer, is taking over as acting CIO until a permanent one was named.
The leading Democrat on IT issues in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said he's considering adding language to the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) that would clarify the need for a single chief information officer at each agency to report to the agency head.
In today's Federal Newscast, the House and Senate could not agree on a provision in the 2019 defense authorization bill calling for $40,000 Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments for federal employees.
Multiple sources say EPA is moving its CIO so the executive will no longer report directly to the administrator or deputy administrator.
Mark Forman, vice president and Global Head of Public Sector for Unisys, joins host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss FITARA, the Internet of Things, and the top issues facing the CIO community. July 2, 2018
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss GSA's Section 846 implementation plan, including the potential implications of the proposed increase in the Micro-Purchase Threshold. June 5, 2018
The administration wanted it to be harder to achieve a good grade on the FITARA scorecard, because it wants to focus agencies on certain tangible actions.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new proposal rolls back what the White House deems over-regulation of the commercial space launch industry.
In today's Federal Newscast, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee releases the expanded Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act report card today, five agencies saw their grades go up, 11 saw them go down.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in an effort to build institutional capabilities to drive IT modernization.