In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.
With the Office of Management and Budget soon to release the draft version of its federal data strategy, forward-thinking agency program offices see opportunities to leverage their data to get a better sense of how much performance they get out of each dollar in their budgets.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs was forced to change how it pays for veterans’ education benefits after IT problems.
In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA received eighth consecutive clean financial audit opinion for fiscal year 2018.
In other news, GSA lost its CTO to the private sector, but gained a deputy CIO from inside government, while the director of the cyber threat center ended her tour.
Janet Vogel, the acting chief information security officer at HHS, said the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) replaces the Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC).
A group of senators want more answers from the Office of Personnel Management about how agencies are complying with an August court order that invalidated the president’s workforce executive orders.
The Department of Health and Human Services expects artificial intelligence will help ensure it’s paying the lowest price possible for bulk purchases of everyday items like copy paper and medical examination gloves.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employee unions are heading back to court to pursue their cases against the Office of Personnel Management over the agency’s cyber breaches.
Three areas of review were identified for more cybersecurity integration including the checklists for approving medical devices.