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Advisory Board Announces Members of Social Security IT Modernization Review Panel

The Social Security Advisory Board has formed an independent panel of experts to assess Social Security’s efforts to update its information technology infrastructure. Alan Balutis, a distinguished fellow and senior director of Cisco Systems’ business solutions group for the North American public sector, will chair the 2019-2020 IT Systems Expert Panel, the board said.

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GSA’s Bev Godwin to Retire in May; Dave McClure Comments

Bev Godwin, director of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Citizen Information Center, will retire from government on Friday after a 32-year career in the public sector, Nextgov reported Thursday. Frank Konkel writes that Sarah Crane will serve as acting FCIC director while the agency holds a governmentwide hiring and selection process for Godwin’s successor. …

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GSA Forms Gov’t Web Services Team; Dan Tangherlini Comments

The General Services Administration has formed a team of developers tasked with developing online services for government agencies, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes Dave McClure, associate administrator of GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, will lead the 15-person team to build project prototypes and resources under the …

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Steven VanRoekel, House Panel Discuss Federal IT Reform Bill

U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel told House lawmakers Thursday a new information technology reform bill the chamber is discussing could help address some issues, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes VanRoekel’s remarks followed the House’s vote to add the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act to the fiscal year …

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A2LA to Audit FedRAMP 3rd Party Reviews; Dave McClure Comments

The U.S. General Services Administration has selected the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation to assess third-party reviews of cloud computing providers under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The FedRAMP approach works to assess, authorize and monitor cloud products and services with the goal of helping the government reduce …

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Feds Tell Congress Cloud Computing for Feds is the Future

  Information Week reported on federal officials testifying to the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity this week that the government should have confidence in federal data being moved to the cloud. A number of representatives in Congress expressed their concern over cloud computing not being entirely safe for federal information. “You’ve …

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McClure: GSA Office ‘Spark Plug’ for Government Innovation

Innovation was the watchword when government technology expert Dave McClure delivered his remarks at a recent ACT/IAC Management of Change conference in Hot Springs, Va. McClure, the associate administrator of the General Services Administration’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, said, as the name of his unit implies, innovation …

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GSA Hires New Deputy for Office of Citizen Services, Tech Office

The General Services Administration Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies has announced a new addition to one of the agency’s top technology and policy shops. GSA wooed Kathy Conrad, formerly a senior vice president for Jefferson Consulting, a federal business development firm, to the office’s new principal deputy associate …

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