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Dana Deasy Announces Launch of DoD Cloud Strategy

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense, announced on Monday the launch of a new strategy that aims to migrate storage and computing operations to the cloud. The DoD Cloud Strategy “addresses what we’re trying to do, … the problems we’re trying to solve and the objectives [we want to meet],” Deasy said in a statement published Monday.

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Fiscal Service Bureau Unveils New Website to Support US Govt Spending Transparency

The Treasury Department‘s Bureau of the Fiscal Service has launched a new website that features data visualization tools meant to provide information on U.S. government spending, Nextgov reported Thursday. Fiscal Service built the Data Lab site as part of the relaunch of USAspending.gov, which was created as part of congressionally-mandated government transparency …

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IT Modernization, Workforce Devt Included in Trump’s 1st Management Agenda

The White House has released President Donald Trump’s first management agenda across six areas in support of the administration’s “deep-seated transformation” effort, Federal News Radio reported Monday. The Trump administration will release in March specific initiatives across those six areas that include information technology modernization to help increase security and …

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Report: Darrell Issa Calls for OMB Guidance to Implement DATA Act

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) believes the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act across government will move forward once the executive branch releases guidance for agencies, GovExec reported Wednesday. Charles Clark writes that Issa, a former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said at a recent Data …

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GSA Seeks Participants for 2nd Digital Innovation Hackathon

The General Services Administration will host the fall edition of the Digital Innovation Hackathon at its headquarters on Oct. 16 and feature challenges for teams from industry and academia. GSA said potential projects include the development of tools for greenhouse gas reduction visualization, data center consolidation and travel data analysis. The …

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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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