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Steven VanRoekel Departs USAID as Chief Innovation Officer

Steven VanRoekel, chief innovation officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development, has departed the agency, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Greg Otto writes VanRoekel began his public sector career in 2009 as managing director of the Federal Communications Commission, where he helped to reform various technical platforms. VanRoekel served as USAID’s …

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Steven VanRoekel Seeks Budget for Tech Team

Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel has requested government funds for a Digital Service project geared toward improving information technology delivery, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the service will involve hiring outside professionals to form a technical team tasked to work on complex IT projects, with possible tie-ups with …

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Steven VanRoekel Seeks to Refresh Online Govt Customer Service

Steven VanRoekel, federal chief information officer, has proposed expanding the IT project management initiative PortfolioStat in a bid to refresh services across government websites, Nextgov reported Thursday. Joseph Marks writes the move is intended to pave the way for a metrics-based approach to consolidating the agencies’ online assets. Government data …

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Steven VanRoekel: No IT Funding Increase in Obama’s FY 2015 Budget Plan

President Barack Obama has proposed a $79.1 billion information technology budget for fiscal 2015, down from the fiscal 2014 budget of $81.4 billion, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes Steven VanRoekel, federal chief information officer, said Tuesday the $79.1 billion spending plan allocates $35.4 billion to defense IT projects and …

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Steven VanRoekel Unveils Focus of Fiscal 2015 Budget

Steven VanRoekel, federal chief information officer, has revealed the major points of the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, FCW reported Thursday. Troy Schneider writes VanRoekel told an American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council-sponsored event that technology and innovation are the dominant themes of the budget plan. “We have a modest …

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Steven VanRoekel: IT Reform Saved Govt $1B

U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel told House lawmakers Thursday government has saved $1.37 billion from information technology reforms and another $885 million from updating IT portfolios at federal agencies over the past year, Nextgov reported Thursday. Joseph Marks writes the government’s IT savings reached $300 million as of March …

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Steven VanRoekel, House Panel Discuss Federal IT Reform Bill

U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel told House lawmakers Thursday a new information technology reform bill the chamber is discussing could help address some issues, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes VanRoekel’s remarks followed the House’s vote to add the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act to the fiscal year …

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