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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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Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton: Navy Augments Teleworking Policies Amid COVID-19

Kathleen Creighton

Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton, cybersecurity division director at the Chief of Naval Operations Office, said the boosted amount of teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in cybersecurity risks, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. She said at a Navy League virtual conference that the teleworking boost has created openings for adversaries to attack, and the service branch addresses this issue through the creation of new policies.

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Deloitte Releases “CFO Signals Survey” Analyzing Executive’s Adaption to COVID-19; Joe Ucuzoglu, Sanford Cockrell III Quoted

Joe Ucuzoglu

Deloitte has conducted a chief financial officer (CFO) survey, “Deloitte CFO Signals, Survey,” to analyze how executive teams have focused on adapting operations for near-term performance, as well as how leaders evolve business amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the company reported on Tuesday

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Anil Cheriyan on How GSA’s TTS Helps Address Agencies’ Digital Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Anil Cheriyan

Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Technology Transformation Services, said his team has seen a significant increase in the demand for its services as agencies address their digital technology requirements during the coronavirus pandemic, FedScoop reported Monday.

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Julie Dunne Announces GSA’s Federal Marketplace Strategy Spring 2020 Release

Julie Dunne, commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, said GSA provided an overview of the agency’s information technology modernization efforts and COVID-19 response initiatives through its Federal Marketplace Strategy Spring 2020 Release.

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State Dept CIO Stuart McGuigan Credits Accelerated Analytics Work to Teleworking

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Stuart McGuigan, the State Department's chief information officer, said his organization has leveraged teleworking to more quickly support foreign policy via analytics, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. The department's Center for Analytics is moving forward to create predictive models that provide insight into government-related changes. McGuigan attributes the center's accelerated work pace to the implementation of teleworking.

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Robert Sharp on NGA’s Efforts to Address Telework Needs for Unclassified Access

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Robert Sharp, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, has said that the agency is leveraging commercial technologies and making changes to its unclassified data infrastructure for telework setups, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday.

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