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OMB Adds PortfolioStat Metrics to Federal IT Dashboard

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The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has published data on federal agencies’ progress toward fulfilling three government-wide objectives for information technology portfolio management. OMB uses the performance metrics during internal discussions with other agencies as part of the PortfolioStat review process, the Chief Information Officers Council said Tuesday. The …

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Jeff Zients: PortfolioStat to Save $2.5B in IT Costs Through 2015

The PortfolioStat program will save the government $2.5 billion in information technology costs for the next three years, White House Deputy Management Director Jeff Zients wrote in a blog post Wednesday. Zients said agencies can achieve this goal through merging duplicative systems, bulk buying and finishing or streamlining off-track projects. …

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OMB Launches PortfolioStat to Track IT Spending

The Office of Management and Budget is working to reduce overlapping information technology government contracting services, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven Van Roekel wrote in a April 30 White House blog post. Jeffery Zients, deputy director for management at OMB, recently signed a memorandum launching PortfolioStat, an agency-wide IT portfolio …

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Anne Rung, Tony Scott: New OMB Directive Eyes More Buying Power in IT Commodity Acquisition

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Federal Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung and Chief Information Officer Tony Scott said the Office of Management and Budget‘s new directive on information technology commodity acquisition works to bolster the government’s buying power. Rung and Scott wrote in a White House blog entry posted Friday that the directive is based on the findings …

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GSA: 82% of Federal Cloud Deployments FedRAMP-Compliant


A new General Services Administration infographic shows 82 percent of more than 1,400 cloud deployments in the federal government comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. GSA analyzed cloud service providers’ customer surveys and PortfolioStat data from agencies to create the initial baseline of cloud adoption across …

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IT Execs: New Federal CIO Tony Scott to Prioritize Security, Workforce Training, Oversight Programs

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Industry executives believe incoming U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott should introduce programs to help agencies address cybersecurity issues, train information technology professionals and monitor the performance of IT projects, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes Jason Kimrey, area director at Intel‘s federal business, told Federal Times that Scott …

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Obama’s Budget Seeks $2.3B Govt IT Funding Boost


President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget proposal includes $86.4 billion for government information technology projects, a $2.3 billion increase from the previous year, Federal Times reported Monday. Aaron Boyd writes Obama asked Congress to earmark $49.1 billion in civilian IT funding and $37.3 billion for military IT spending. The White …

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