Gerry Connolly

3 takeaways from the FITARA 17 scorecard roundtable

The FITARA scorecard continues to be a point of contention between Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee on cyber and IT leaders.

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Graphic By: Derace Lauderdaleworkforce, diversity

The government’s top role for workforce diversity will soon be vacant. What happens next?

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(AP Photo/J. David Ake)FILE - In this April 1, 2014, file photo, the headquarters for the U.S. Agency for International Development is seen in Washington. The state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted spear-phishing assault on U.S. and foreign government agencies and think tanks using an email marketing account of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Microsoft said, late Thursday, May 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

USAID tightens up its approach to working with overseas religious groups

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A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Brigde on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said he’s weighing whether to shut down the border with Colombia, where the bulk of aid meant for Venezuela is being stockpiled and exiled leaders have been gathering ahead of a fundraising concert Friday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

USAID moves to keep more dollars flowing to the countries it’s actually helping.

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USDA relocation

USDA, EPA increasing in-office requirements for agency managers and supervisors

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State Dept supporting ‘data for diplomacy’ through contracting modernization

The State Department is looking at data analytics to more effectively buy the IT systems and services it needs to modernize.

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Education CIO Gray leaving to lead USAID CIO shop

Long-time Education Department CIO Jason Gray is moving on from his role this month to take the same position at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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3 agencies receive first installment of funds to improve customer experience

The Technology Modernization Fund Board and the Office of Management and Budget has made 18 awards, including four that specifically call out zero trust, worth more than $400 million since March 2021.

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