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GAO: Agencies Need Complete Reinvestment Plans for Achieved IT Cost Savings

The Government Accountability Office found  the government has achieved $3.6 billion in estimated cost savings and avoidances from fiscal year 2011 to 2014 through the Office of Management and Budget‘s information technology reform program. GAO said in a report to Congress published this month that approximately $2 billion was from data center consolidation and optimization, …

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Agency CIOs Assigned Greater IT Authority

Chief information officers at federal agencies will have more power to manage the agency IT programs, including true portfolio management for all IT, the Office of Management and Budget said. OMB Director Jack Lew wrote a memo, released Monday, announcing the expanded role for agency CIOs. The changes are the …

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OMB to Agencies: Get a Move on the Cloud

The Office of Management and Budget is done prodding, poking and coaxing agencies about moving to cloud-computing platforms. In a broad overhaul of federal IT management announced last week, federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said it’s now time to begin acting. The new “cloud-first strategy” is not an abstract …

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