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Federal CIO Margie Graves: Agencies Move to Implement Standardized IT Spending Tracker

Federal agencies have started to implement a standard framework for monitoring information technology spending, FCW reported Tuesday. Margie Graves, acting federal chief information officer, said that the Technology Business Management framework is intended to help government agencies locate IT costs and understand their business cases. Graves added that the CIO Council and General …

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CBP’s Wolf Tombe: FirstNet Could Expand Border Comms Services

Wolf Tombe, Customs and Border Protection’s chief technology officer, sees the FirstNet broadband network expanding the coverage of communications services at the border for emergencies and public safety operations, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes the First Responder Network Authority system is designed to provide wireless communications for emergency responders nationwide using …

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CIO Council Unveils Restructuring Plan; Bernie Mazer Comments

The federal Chief Information Officers Council is consolidating five of its committees into three as part of a reorganization strategy, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes the council will also create three communities of practice and two task forces. One panel, the information security and identity management committee, …

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Richard Spires Resigns from DHS CIO Role

Department of Homeland Security chief information officer Richard Spires announced that he will leave his position, effective Tuesday. FCW reports that Spires’ resignation has been accepted and Deputy CIO Margie Graves will continue serving as the agency’s acting CIO. Spires went on paid leave March 15, and sources told FCW …

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