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GAO: OMB, Federal Agencies Implemented 46% of 800 Auditors’ IT Reform Recommendations

Federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget have implemented 46 percent of the Government Accountability Office‘s 800 recommendations on information technology acquisitions and operations management. GAO said Tuesday the number of implementations as of October 2016 reflects a 23 percent increase compared to the percentage reported in 2015. Auditors added agencies …

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DoD Launches First Wi-Fi Network at the Pentagon; Brian Dravis Comments

The Defense Department has implemented a Wi-Fi network at the Pentagon as a result of efforts to consolidate DoD’s information technology services under a Defense Information Systems Agency-controlled shared services organization, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes Brig. Gen. Brian Dravis, director of the Joint Service Provider, said that savings from the …

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Federal IT Vet Tracee Boxley Named GPO Acting CIO

Tracee Boxley, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, will assume the role of CIO on an acting basis as Chuck Riddle has moved to the Securities and Exchange Commission. GPO said Thursday that Boxley will oversee information technology policies and standards set for the procurement, implementation and operation of telecommunications and IT platforms …

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GAO: VHA Should Establish Evaluation Process to Implement Org Structure Actions

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Veterans Health Administration develop an evaluation process to analyze the implementation of organizational structure recommendations. GAO said in a report publicly released Thursday that it has suggested VHA evaluate the implementation of the Veterans Integrated Service Networks realignment to address potential gaps and apply lessons learned …

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GAO: DHS’ CIO Office Should Take Principal Role in Joint Requirements Council

The Government Accountability Office has said that the Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of the Chief Information Officer should serve as a principal on the reinstated Joint Requirements Council to help minimize risks in information technology programs. GAO said Monday a formal and consistent role for OCIO could help address “poorly developed requirements” …

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Department of Industrial Relations Secures DOL Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Programs

California’s Department of Industrial Relations has received a $1.8 million ApprenticeshipUSA grant from the Labor Department to develop and expand apprenticeship programs in the state. DIR said Tuesday the federal grant will help the department boost its Division of Apprenticeship Standards plan that works to double the number of registered apprentices within …

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