In todays’ Federal Newscast, Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee worry the panel is failing to hold federal agencies accountable for their response to the coronavirus.
The reorganization plans of three agencies show a trend of consolidating, centralizing back-office functions.
The CIO Council, OPM and OMB are hosting a hiring fair Nov. 6-7 in Maryland.
The National Reconnaissance Office has lost its chief information officer, Donna Hansen, to the private sector, while former Bush administration appointee Scott Cameron returns to the Interior Department.
Agencies are slowly beginning to embrace that a culture change among top management is coming, as they begin to implement FITARA. Federal CIO Tony Scott said he’s pleased overall with the plans agencies have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget so far.
Breaking news on Monday: NASA is getting a new deputy chief information officer. Sources say Renee Wynn is moving to the space agency after spending the last four years as the Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy…
Acting Agriculture CIO Joyce Hunter is taking aim at consolidating 15 assorted networks the agency uses. At Transportation, CIO Richard McKinney is creating shared services for commodity IT to get the bureau CIOs out of the IT services business.
Tony Scott, the new federal chief information officer, said in his first public speech his priorities are to ensure existing administration technology efforts are successful. But Scott offered some insights into tweaks and focus areas.