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Deloitte’s Beth McGrath: CMO IT Authority Key to DoD’s Business Operation Reform Efforts

Beth McGrath, former deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, told Nextgov in an interview published Tuesday that Congress’ decision to provide the new CMO role with authority over information technology management decisions makes sense as DoD works to reform its business operations. “Over time, with the increased focus …

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GSA IG: FAS Offers EIS Contract Transition Support Services Without Interagency Agreements

The General Services Administration’s office of the inspector general has asked the Federal Acquisition Service to have an interagency agreement in place prior to the delivery of support services to customer agencies as they transition to the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract. GSA OIG wrote in a Friday memorandum to …

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GAO: Agencies Should Ensure CIO Involvement in IT Procurement Review, Approval Processes

The Government Accountability Office has called on federal agencies to allow chief information officers to assess and approve information technology contracts in an effort to increase CIOs’ oversight of agencies’ planned IT acquisitions. GAO said in a report published Wednesday 14 of the 22 assessed agencies failed to involve CIOs in the …

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Rep. Darrell Issa Announces Retirement

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in 2018 after nearly two decades in Congress, Nextgov reported Wednesday. His 18-career in the lower chamber includes time as chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and as a proponent of federal information technology reform …

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Holly Greaves to be Nominated as EPA CFO

Holly Greaves, senior adviser to the Environmental Protection Agency administrator for budget and audit, will be nominated by President Donald Trump as the next EPA chief financial officer. The White House said Wednesday Greaves has extensive experience with federal accounting standards, financial and information technology environments as well as financial …

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DOE Seeks 2 Business & Industry Analysts for CIO Office

The Energy Department has begun its search for two business and industry analysts in support of the agency’s office of the chief information officer. The selected candidates within DOE’s office of the deputy CIO for resource management will provide acquisition and management assistance for contracts and programs that support DOE’s national laboratories …

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White House Plans IT Modernization Center of Excellence

The White House has partnered with the Agriculture Department, General Services Administration and the information technology industry to create an IT modernization center of excellence, Nextgov reported Thursday. The CoE will be established to help federal agencies in efforts to modernize legacy IT systems and will build off of a modernization …

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