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Rep. Michael McCaul, FBI’s Christopher Piehota Accept Homeland Security & Defense Business Council Service Awards

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Christopher Piehota of the FBI have received service awards from the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council. HSDBC presented the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to McCaul and the Exceptional Service in Support for Government-Industry Engagement Award to Piehota at its annual dinner held on Dec. 13, the council said Friday.

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LaVerne Council: Agency CIOs Should Build ‘Digital Trust’ Through Employee Engagement

LaVerne Council, national managing principal for enterprise technology strategy and innovation at Grant Thornton, told Federal News Radio in an interview published Tuesday that agency chief information officers seeking to establish trust within their departments should integrate mission goals with data-based information technology strategies. Council, former CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs, noted that agency CIOs should start with their employees when it comes to building "digital trust."

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Grant Thornton: Survey Respondents Make Suggestions for Next Administration

Respondents in the American Society of Military Comptrollers’ 2016 survey of financial management professionals urge the next administration to conduct a comprehensive review of financial management information technology modernization efforts. Grant Thornton said Thursday,  the respondents have also recommended the incoming administration to develop mitigation strategies as well as focus initial …

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Grant Thornton, PSC Report Urges Action to Transform Acquisition Workforce

A Grant Thornton and Professional Services Council report reveals that federal acquisition professionals believe agencies must grab the opportunity to leverage new skills and ideas and transform the acquisition workforce, the Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes that respondents in the latest PSC-Grant Thornton Acquisition Policy Survey also pointed to challenges that have hindered …

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Survey: Federal CIOs, CISOs Highlight IT Workforce Issues as Top Concerns

A new survey from Grant Thornton and TechAmericasays many federal chief information and security officers consider information technology workforce concerns as among their top challenges, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Brittany Ballenstedt writes 52 percent of CIOs, CISOs, information resource management officers and congressional oversight committees identified recruitment and retention of IT …

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