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OMB Releases Final Draft of Federal Data Strategy

The Office of Management and Budget added four new objectives to the final draft of the Federal Data Strategy that agencies need to meet in 2020, Federal News Network reported Monday. The four goals are publishing and updating data inventories; launching a Federal Chief Data Officer Council; developing data quality measuring and reporting guidance; and creating a data standards repository.

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Tony Scott: Agency Action Plans on FITARA Should Cover CIO’s Role

Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined the potential federal IT reforms in the action plans of government agencies regarding their implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Aaron Boyd writes that the Office of Management and Budget expects agencies to identify “breakthrough” opportunities, develop a “believable” plan of …

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GSA Issues Climate Change Strategy RFI

The General Services Administration‘s acquisition management office conducting market research into services meant to help other agencies manage the impact of climate change on their missions. Contractors would provide services to support a federal action plan intended to help identify risks and opportunities associated with the changing climate, the GSA …

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Ashton Carter Seeks Flexibility, Time to Cope With Defense Cuts

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has stressed that the Pentagon needs “flexibility and time” to manage its financial resources in line with the government’s targets for the next 10 years, Reuters reported Thursday. David Alexander writes the senior DoD official’s comments on Thursday came as he briefed the Armed Services …

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Chuck Hagel to Outline Pentagon’s Action Plan for Sequestration

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is to hold a press conference regarding ways in which the Pentagon can cope with the government’s sequestration efforts within a decade, Defense One reported Wednesday. Stephanie Gaskell writes a defense official said Hagel intends to discuss three actions his department could take, two of which …

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