Tag Archives: Chief Financial Officers Act

Federal CDO Council Highlights Data Initiatives in New Report; Ted Kaouk Quoted

Ted Kaouk

The Federal Chief Data Officers Council (CDO Council) has released its first congressional report detailing plans for data initiatives under its six working groups. The Federal CDO Council provided information on the initial subgroups with focus areas such as operations, data skills, data sharing, COVID-19 information, small agencies and Chief Financial Officers Act agencies.

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GAO Examines Federal Agencies’ Implementation of Practices to Manage ICT Supply Chain Risks

FITARA Scorecard

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report says few of the 23 Chief Financial Officers Act agencies had implemented seven fundamental practices for managing risks to the information and communications technology (ICT) supply chain. GAO said in its report that none of the 23 CFO Act agencies fully implemented all the supply chain risk management practices

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GAO: 24 Agencies Offer Public Access to Federal Data Inventories

Federal Data Strategy

Twenty-four federal organizations covered by the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act post data on public facing websites and in an online federal repository to comply with transparency requirements under the OPEN Government Data Act, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report says. GAO reported those agencies also released datasets about the COVID-19 pandemic

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GAO Prompts OPM Agencies to Fully Implement Workforce Cybersecurity Assessment, Coding Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that agencies under the Office of Personnel Management fully implement the requirements for baseline cybersecurity assessments and coding procedures for federal finance personnel. The GAO, in a report issued Thursday, said that 13 of the Chief Financial Officers Act’s 24 agencies provided limited assessment accuracy …

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