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Suzette Kent: CIO Council Seeking Second Set of Trainees for Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy

Federal Chief Information Officer and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Suzette Kent said the CIO Council is accepting applications for the second group of individuals who will undergo training as part of the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. “Our second set of reskilling activities are kicking off,” Kent said Tuesday at the GDIT Emerge conference in Washington.

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Agencies Await OMB Guidance to Implement Digital Government Law

The Office of Management and Budget has yet to issue guidance for federal agencies to implement provisions for a new law intended to digitize government services to ensure such services are accessible to the public, NextGov reported on Monday. President Trump signed the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act on Dec. 20 and federal agencies have until June 18 to create action plans to carry out the law’s provisions.

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First Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy Launched to Build Govt’s Cyber Defense

The Department of Education, the Office of Management and Budget and the CIO Council have established the first Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy to provide federal employees hands-on training on cybersecurity. The council said Friday the program is part of President Trump’s Management Agenda and the new Government Reform Plan. The first class of the academy is open to government employees not working on information technology-related tasks. The three-month curriculum includes three training courses with a boot camp and certification tests to prepare new cyber defense analysts.

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Federal CIO Margie Graves: Agencies Move to Implement Standardized IT Spending Tracker

Federal agencies have started to implement a standard framework for monitoring information technology spending, FCW reported Tuesday. Margie Graves, acting federal chief information officer, said that the Technology Business Management framework is intended to help government agencies locate IT costs and understand their business cases. Graves added that the CIO Council and General …

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OMB Adds PortfolioStat Metrics to Federal IT Dashboard

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has published data on federal agencies’ progress toward fulfilling three government-wide objectives for information technology portfolio management. OMB uses the performance metrics during internal discussions with other agencies as part of the PortfolioStat review process, the Chief Information Officers Council said Tuesday. The …

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CIO Council Migrates Shared Services Task Force to GSA

The Chief Information Officer Council has agreed to move its shared services task force into the General Service Administration’s Office of Government-wide Policy in an effort to create data-driven advisory services for agency executives. OGP will act as a just-in-time broker and collaborate with the CIO Council to implement policies …

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GSA to Launch Program Office to Guide Gov’t Adoption of Shared Services

The General Services Administration hopes to foster further use of shared services across government by establishing a program office that will standardize the process of adoption and address identified challenges, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Emily Kopp reports that the CIO Council has requested Dominic Sale and his team at GSA’s Office of Governmentwide Policy …

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Rick Holgate: Now-Public IT Commodity Listing Hub Key to Gov’t-Industry Collaborations

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has worked with the CIO Council to launch a publicly-available version of a listing hub for commodity information technology and support services. ACT-IAC said Sept. 10 that version 1.2 of Uncle Sam’s List aims to help commercial vendors work with federal agencies and help foster the use of shared …

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