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Army CIO Robert Ferrell Unveils Strategy to Share, Manage Data

Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell, the Army‘s chief information officer, has introduced a strategy that seeks to facilitate data exchanges on its network as the service branch moves to implement the Common Operating Environment. The Army Data Strategy is based on the Defense Department’s Net-Centric Data Strategy that seeks to improve data access and interoperability across the …

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David Vargas Appointed Acting CIO at OPM

David Vargas, former associate chief information officer at the Office of Personnel Management, has been promoted to interim CIO at the federal government’s lead human resource agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes Vargas succeeds former OPM CIO Donna Seymour, who announced her retirement from the agency in February. Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert informed …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: Federal CIOs Should Involve Employees in FITARA Implementation

Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems group, has recommended federal chief information officers instill a “future-ready mindset” among employees to facilitate the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. “A future-ready organization will spend less on maintaining legacy systems; focus more on agile, responsive …

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Profile: Sonny Bhagowalia, Treasury Department CIO

Sonny Bhagowalia assumed duties as chief information officer of the Treasury Department in October 2014 and concurrently serves as deputy assistant secretary for information systems at the agency. He oversees the department’s $3.5 billion information technology investment portfolio and information resources management strategy. Prior to the Treasury, he served as the Hawaii governor’s chief adviser …

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HHS Seeks New CIO, Deputy Assistant Secretary for IT

The Department of Health and Human Services has launched its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and deputy assistant secretary for information technology. HHS said in a Feb. 5 notice on USAJobs the selected candidate will craft and implement a five-year strategic plan that seeks …

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FBI Kicks Off Search for New CIO to Head Tech Program Budgets, IT Operations

The FBI is looking for a new chief information officer with a top secret-level sensitive compartmented information clearance. A notice posted on the FBI’s employment website says the incumbent will oversee enterprise data centers, networks, computer program development and system operations, information sharing and cybersecurity functions. The new CIO will also review technology …

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Anne Rung, Tony Scott: OMB Seeks Comments on Software Acquisition Directive

The Office of Management and Budget seeks public feedback on a proposed directive that details policies on how federal agencies can manage and procure software licenses in compliance with the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. The Category Management Policy 16-1 was drafted in response to a recent Government Accountability Office report, …

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