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Steven VanRoekel Departs USAID as Chief Innovation Officer

Steven VanRoekel, chief innovation officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development, has departed the agency, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Greg Otto writes VanRoekel began his public sector career in 2009 as managing director of the Federal Communications Commission, where he helped to reform various technical platforms. VanRoekel served as USAID’s …

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Steven VanRoekel Seeks Budget for Tech Team

Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel has requested government funds for a Digital Service project geared toward improving information technology delivery, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the service will involve hiring outside professionals to form a technical team tasked to work on complex IT projects, with possible tie-ups with …

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Steven VanRoekel Seeks to Refresh Online Govt Customer Service

Steven VanRoekel, federal chief information officer, has proposed expanding the IT project management initiative PortfolioStat in a bid to refresh services across government websites, Nextgov reported Thursday. Joseph Marks writes the move is intended to pave the way for a metrics-based approach to consolidating the agencies’ online assets. Government data …

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Steven VanRoekel: No IT Funding Increase in Obama’s FY 2015 Budget Plan

President Barack Obama has proposed a $79.1 billion information technology budget for fiscal 2015, down from the fiscal 2014 budget of $81.4 billion, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes Steven VanRoekel, federal chief information officer, said Tuesday the $79.1 billion spending plan allocates $35.4 billion to defense IT projects and …

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Steven VanRoekel Unveils Focus of Fiscal 2015 Budget

Steven VanRoekel, federal chief information officer, has revealed the major points of the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, FCW reported Thursday. Troy Schneider writes VanRoekel told an American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council-sponsored event that technology and innovation are the dominant themes of the budget plan. “We have a modest …

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GAO: OMB Must Update Federal IT Dashboard Regularly

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Office of Budget and Management does not update the government’s information technology dashboard when the budget process is ongoing, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes that GAO cited delays to updates on the IT Dashboard could negate the tool’s purpose …

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GAO: Federal Agencies Behind on IT Consolidation Savings

A Government Accountability Office report says federal agencies have largely not developed comprehensive plans to consolidate information technology systems under the PortfolioStat initiative, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Joseph Marks writes GAO identified 200 IT reform opportunities that could save agencies up to $5.8 billion through 2015. GAO’s savings projection is more …

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Gerry Connolly Urges White House to Sign IT Reform Bill

Rep. Gerry Connolly, (D-Va.), has urged the White House to carefully consider a bill on information technology reforms that the House of Representatives passed last month, Nextgov reported Thursday. John Marks writes the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act is meant to assign a leader for each federal department who will …

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