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Dustin Brown: New OMB Guidance Aims to Scale Back Agency Reporting Requirements

The Office of Management and Budget will issue a memo that seeks to reduce reporting requirements and cumbersome activities for government agencies, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Dustin Brown, deputy assistant director for management at OMB, said during a panel discussion at the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council’s conference …

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FTC-Lockheed Identity Theft Recovery Website Gets ACT-IAC Award; Scott Gray Comments

The Federal Trade Commission and Lockheed Martin have received recognition at an American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council event for FTC’s identity theft recovery website developed by Lockheed. Lockheed and FTC received the “Impacter Dynamite Award” at the 2016 ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation Awards event for IdentityTheft.gov, a website that …

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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Training Enrollees Tripled Over 6 Months

The U.S. General Services Administration has concluded a six-month study of the government-wide, cloud computing-focused Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to gather feedback from clients on the initiative. FedRAMP had a 340-percent increase in training enrollees and the number of authorizations rose by 50 percent, FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich wrote in a GSA blog post released Thursday. …

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FCW: Anne Rung, Mary Davie Talk IT Project Strategies Amid Tight Budgets

Government information technology leaders at a Monday conference in Williamsburg, Va. have outlined strategies they employed to support IT projects at agencies amid budget constraints, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes the speakers highlighted efforts such as early engagement of financial executives, available governmentwide contracts and other tools and approaches to …

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Richard Spires: ACT-IAC to Provide Tools for FITARA Implementation

Richard Spires, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security and Internal Revenue Service, testified before a House panel Wednesday on guidance for the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. Spires, CEO of Resilient Network Systems, said in written remarks that his experience with federal IT acquisition points …

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Rick Holgate: Gov’t-Industry Dialogue Evolved After 2013 Sequestration, Shutdown

Rick Holgate, outgoing president of the American Council of Technology, believes dialogue between government and industry has evolved beyond fiscal year 2013’s sequestration and government shutdown events, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes Holgate — chief information officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — noted ACT has updated its approach …

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