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CIO Council, ACT-IAC Launch Updated Tool for Managing Agencies’ IT Spending

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The CIO Council has partnered with ACT-IAC to update a framework intended to help agencies improve transparency and financial management in their information technology initiatives. The IT spending maturity model comes as part of a joint effort between the council’s Federal Technology Investment Management (FTIM) community of practice (CoP) and ACT-IAC’s IT Management and Modernization (ITMM) community of interest (CoI)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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