Frontis Wiggins, who recently retired from the State Department as its CIO, said the Diplomatic Security and CIO offices have made some progress to work on cyber issues, but more is needed.
State Department chief information officer Frontis Wiggins is retiring after more than 30 years of service.
A USAID official said the CIO’s office worked directly with GAO to understand the exact nature and intent behind each metric, and prioritized and accelerated updates to address previous gaps.
Frontis Wiggins, the State Department’s chief information officer, said he wants to set specific rules around IT management and acquisition, but give agency offices flexibility too as part of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act implementation effort.
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.
Beyond the federal scorecard, DHS and State provide details on how IT reforms are impacting their respective agencies.
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.
Jason Gray comes over to the Education Department from the Transportation Department to replace Danny Harris as the CIO. State Department CIO Steve Taylor is expected to move to a new position in the coming month as well.