The CIO Council’s first-ever governmentwide hiring fair had 30-plus agencies participate to fill cyber and IT positions.
The latest data on the Federal IT Dashboard shows agencies are spending almost 71 percent of their technology budgets on operations and maintenance and less than 21 percent on development, modernization and enhancements for systems.
The White House hosted a summit to educate agencies on how to implement Technology Business Management standards to improve the line of sight from dollars spent to value obtained.
Two months after the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act implementation, the DATA Act is proving to not only be a source of financial accountability, but a beacon, platform, and self-help tool for managing government.
The Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a new memo later this week, which will describe an initial review of existing requirements and reporting burdens that the administration believes agencies can scale back.
The Office of Management and Budget and new White House Office of American Innovation are working together on a 90-day sprint to develop a series of work streams on a variety of topics. Teams will recommend new ideas on ways to improve shared services mechanisms, the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) policy and federal hiring process.
The Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) policy is making the move to the cloud more complex than some say it needs to be. It was one of three hot topics at the ACT-IAC Management of Change conference last week.
The Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Homeland Security led a much more coordinated and informed defense against the WannaCry cyber attack that began May 12.
Senate appropriators continue to be concerned about the Modernizing Government Technology Act, particularly letting each agency have a working capital fund.
In part two of Federal News Radio's special report on the DATA Act, experts say the common spending standards can help agencies with their missions, and are trying to understand what it will take to reach full compliance by 2022.
Agency chief information officers’ concerns about major changes to the capital planning and investment control (CPIC) process for 2019 were heard loud and clear by the Office of Management and Budget.
Multiple sources say Chris Liddell, the assistant to the president for strategic initiatives, and Matt Lira, the special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives, brought in CIOs one after another to get a handle on priorities, challenges and opportunities in each agency and governmentwide.
Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), ranking member of the committee, wrote separate letters to NARA and the White House about ensuring records are managed properly.
Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott shared a few more clues about the guidance and metrics of the administration's plan to modernize the government's aging IT infrastructure.