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IG: NASA CIO Lacks IT Spending Authority, Visibility

NASA‘s office of inspector general has urged the space agency to address the chief information officer’s limited control and visibility over information technology investments. The OIG said in a report published Thursday that the decentralized and autonomous nature of operations across NASA mission directorates and centers restrict the OCIO’s oversight …

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Senate Panel’s 2018 NDAA Would Reorganize DoD CIO Office, Ban Russian Anti-Virus Software

The Senate Armed Services Committee’s version of the fiscal 2018 defense policy bill would ban Kaspersky Lab‘s anti-virus software from Defense Department systems and reorganize the DoD chief information officer position, Defense One reported Friday. SASC unanimously approved the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, that calls for the department to divide the …

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GAO: DHS Should Fully Implement FITARA, Increase CIO Involvement in IT Contracts

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Department of Homeland Security to fully implement action plans under the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act and to increase the agency chief information officer’s involvement in IT contracts. DHS has fully accomplished 28 of 31 FITARA action plans that GAO evaluated but the department has yet to implement all …

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VA Office of Inspector General Seeks CIO/Deputy Assistant IG for Mgmt & Administration

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General looks for a new chief information officer who will concurrently serve as deputy assistant inspector general for management and administration. A notice posted Friday on USAJobs stated the chosen candidate will manage and provide advisory services for the VA OIG’s resource management and administrative support functions. The …

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Bureau of the Fiscal Service Seeks New CIO, Assistant Commissioner for Info & Security Services

The Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service has initiated its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and assistant commissioner for information and security services. The bureau said in a USAJobs notice posted Wednesday the selected candidate will work to provide policy direction and executive leadership …

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CMS Seeks CIO & Enterprise Info Office Director

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services looks for a professional who can concurrently serve as chief information officer and director of the Office of Enterprise Information at CMS. CMS said in a USAJobs notice posted Wednesday that the CIO is responsible for technology required to deliver Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and HealthCare.gov. …

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PSC Report Cites Role of Federal CTOs as Innovation Agents; Casey Coleman, Robin Lineberger Comment

The Professional Services Council has released a report that details the roles and responsibilities of federal chief technology officers and offers recommendations on priorities for government CTOs. PSC said Tuesday the report is based on a study led by Robin Lineberger, principal at Deloitte, and Casey Coleman, group vice president for …

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Army Col. Andrew McClelland Named DISA European Field Chief

U.S. Army Col. Andrew McClelland, previously chief of the Brigade Modernization Command’s network integration division, has been named commander of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s European field command. DISA said Tuesday McClelland will succeed Col. Jacqueline Brown, who previously held the post for two years and transition into a new role at the Pentagon …

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FCW: Vince Groh to Join Millennium Challenge Corp. as CIO

Vince Groh, former deputy chief information officer of the Peace Corps, will join U.S. foreign aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation as CIO, FCW reported Friday. Zach Noble writes Groh will work with senior staff in efforts to advance technology infrastructure and maintain compliance with government regulations. He held various roles of increasing responsibility …

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