The departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Treasury, Labor and Education and the U.S. Agency for International Development asked Congress in their fiscal 2021 budget requests to use money saved from other programs for IT modernization initiatives.
Gundeep Ahluwalia, the Labor Department’s CIO, said the money spent on legacy technology has dropped by 10% over the last few years thanks in part to creating a common platform and setting guidelines.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after one of the world’s wealthiest individuals had his phone hacked, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) wants intelligence agencies to begin an investigation.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a temporary outage of Regulations.gov has some agencies allowing more time for comments on certain proposed rules.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a proposal in the 2020 defense authorization bill would require the Defense Department Inspector General to tell Congress if the department experimented with the idea of weaponizing disease-carrying insects.
The Labor Department is moving from 13 different HR offices, 26 different IT application organizations, four different procurement organizations and numerous personnel security offices down to one of each as part of its internal consolidation.
Nearly a year after President Donald Trump signed the bill into law, agencies still have only a murky idea of what data they can share, and with whom.
The Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
Kshemendra Paul joined the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief data officer after spending the last almost three years at the Homeland Security Department. Meanwhile, SBA hires Bill Hunt from OMB and Labor promotes a new deputy CIO.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after just over a year into the job, Holly Greaves is leaving the EPA.