Tag Archives: Suzette Kent

Maria Roat: Federal Agencies’ Digital Modernization Investments Helped Address Pressing Workforce Needs

Maria Roat

Maria Roat, deputy federal chief information office and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, has said the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in federal agencies executing the transition away from siloed operations to support remote work needs. The council has also launched efforts such as training programs to help the federal government bring in more data scientists. 

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OMB: OPM’s Michael Rigas Named Acting Federal CIO

Michael Rigas

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently confirmed that Michael Rigas, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), has been serving as the federal chief information officer on a temporary basis since July 2020. He assumed multiple positions in the government sector, having served with the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services.

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Report: President Trump Plans to Name Basil Parker as Federal CIO, Camilo Sandoval as Federal CISO

Basil Parker

President Trump intends to appoint Basil Parker, chief of staff at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as the next federal chief information officer and Camilo Sandoval, former acting CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), as federal chief information security officer. Parker would succeed two-time Wash100 Award winner Suzette Kent

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GSA, Treasury Designated as Quality Service Mgmt Offices; Emily Murphy, Suzette Kent Quoted

Emily Murphy

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Treasury as quality service management offices (QSMO) as part of OMB’s efforts to advance shared services modernization. GSA will serve as the QSMO for civilian human resource transaction services with a focus on work schedules and compensation management.

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Suzette Kent to Work With Lawmakers to Help Agencies Address IT Modernization Challenges

Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said her office plans to work with Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and other lawmakers in Congress to address information technology modernization-related challenges facing federal agencies, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Suzette Kent: Federal Agencies Can Now Reconsider Physical Needs, Future Digital Roadmap

Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said there has been an expanded use of digital tools as more federal employees telework due to the coronavirus pandemic and that agencies can now begin to reassess their physical requirements, Federal Times reported Thursday.

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Suzette Kent on CISA’s Designation as Cyber Shared Services Center

Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, told Federal News Network in an interview published Friday that the designation of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) as a center for cyber shared services recognizes DHS’ role in overseeing the marketplace for new security offerings.

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