Office of Management and Budget

CDO Council sees administration’s equity goals increase demand for data

Chief data officers are relatively new additions to most agencies, but the Biden administration sees them as an essential part of some of its top priorities.

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House Democrats urge OMB to step up demographic data collection efforts

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OMB on deadline to deliver procedures for posting annual budget justification documents

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CDOs making progress, feeling confident in role, survey finds

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Chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 22, 2021, to consider the nominees for Postal Service Governors Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ronald Stroman, along with Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senate lawmakers introduce FISMA reforms, including cyber incident reporting for agencies, contractors

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4 agencies win $311M to modernize IT, cybersecurity

GSA, OPM, Education and DHS received funding for IT modernization projects with a focus on cybersecurity and improving citizen services.

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Federal cyber agencies call zero trust ‘new normal’ of security, partnering to implement

President Joe Biden’s executive order 14028 in May, “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity,” was the catalyst for three documents to help agencies…

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Tameiki Lee

Biden administration gives federal contractors until Dec. 8 to comply with vaccine mandate

Like the vaccine mandate for employees, federal contractors must also show proof of vaccination to their employer. The Biden administration’s vaccine policies also apply to federal contractors working from home, as well as employees working for a covered contractor but not directly on specific government project.

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