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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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Richard McKinney: Cybersecurity a Top Priority for DOT

Richard McKinney, the Transportation Department‘s chief information officer, has pinpointed cybersecurity as his main focus for the agency in an interview with FCW published Tuesday. In the interview with Colby Hochmuth, McKinney spoke about his first year at DOT, his work to leverage data management in government and the challenges to information technology at …

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Richard Spires Resigns from DHS CIO Role

Department of Homeland Security chief information officer Richard Spires announced that he will leave his position, effective Tuesday. FCW reports that Spires’ resignation has been accepted and Deputy CIO Margie Graves will continue serving as the agency’s acting CIO. Spires went on paid leave March 15, and sources told FCW …

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Richard Spires: Federal CIO System Flawed

Richard Spires, chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security stated his views Tuesday on a problematic situation for federal CIOs at the ACT/IAC Executive Leadership Conference in Atlanta. Spires insinuates that CIOs are not holding their position for a long enough period of time, and there is evidence …

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