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OPM names new CIO just as it begins initiative to modernize electronic personnel file

The Office of Personnel Management has a new chief information officer. Continue reading

What DOD’s next CIO will have to deal with

The Defense Department CIO might not be among the top 10 positions the administration is rushing to fill, but the role could have an enormous impact in the coming years. Continue reading

Experts say Congress, OMB must be involved to improve IT acquisition

When it comes to federal IT acquisition, the workforce is too small, the hurdles are numerous, and modernization is slow — yet there is something government knows how to do well. Continue reading

IT modernization is just the beginning

Modernizing aging IT systems has always been a goal for agency CIOs, but one that’s often pushed out to an indeterminate time in the future. Continue reading

12 stats that tell you about the State of Federal IT

As one of his last acts as federal chief information officer, Tony Scott and the CIO Council released the State of Federal IT report Jan. 19. Continue reading

Outgoing DOD CIO reviews state of agency programs

One of the key initiatives at the Defense Department after Halvorsen departs, FCW reported, is the transition to the Joint Regional Security Stacks, which is a security suite of firewalls, intrusion detection, enterprise management and virtual routing capabilities. Continue reading

Federal CIOs tell Congress: We want power to halt contracts

Federal agency CIOs ought to have the authority to stop major IT procurements Continue reading

Who are the CIOs that soon will need new jobs?

These 10 are politically appointed CIOs, and unlike most of their colleagues, they are out of a job after Jan. 20 — unless President Donald Trump asks them to stay on. Continue reading

Tony Scott welcomes unsolicited IT proposals from industry

Tony Scott is fed up with the overly prescriptive federal IT procurement process. Continue reading

IT cost report is ‘decision engine’ for federal CIOs

The report offers 21 recommendations for federal CIOs and department leaders to help curb spending on IT operations and maintenance, and focus resources on developing and modernizing of government systems. Continue reading