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Suzette Kent Issues Draft Memo on OMB’s Updated Data Center Optimization Initiative

The Office of Management and Budget has updated the Data Center Optimization Initiative after Congress passed a measure that extends agencies' compliance with the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act’s data center consolidation requirements through Oct. 1, 2020. Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer, said in a draft memorandum published Monday OMB decided to revise DCOI in accordance with the FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017.


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GAO: Congress Should Extend FITARA Data Center Consolidation Provisions’ Expiration Beyond October 2018

The Government Accountability Office has called on Congress to consider a possible extension to the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act‘s data center optimization and consolidation provisions in order to provide federal agencies more time to meet the Office of Management and Budget‘s performance targets and cost savings objective. GAO made the …

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SolarWinds’ Chris LaPoint: InfoSec, Systems, Network Roles to Evolve in Gov’t IT

Based on the results of SolarWinds‘ latest public sector IT survey, Chris LaPoint, the company’s vice president of product management, believes training on emerging technologies for government IT professionals is crucial in order to adapt to evolving roles. In an interview with Josh Davis posted Sunday on the Business 2 Community site, LaPoint said agency adoption …

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FBI CIO Chad Fulgham to Leave Bureau

FBI Chief Information Officer Chad Fulgham will leave the agency and return to the private sector, the bureau announced Tuesday. The FBI said the move is effective April 13. He joined the FBI more than three years ago and the bureau credits him with reorganizing the bureau’s information technology branch. …

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NNSA CIO Prioritizing Cloud, Cyber

National Nuclear Security Administration Chief Information Officer Robert Osborn has developed a three-step plan for improving the agency’s information technology infrastructure, Federal News Radio reports. Osborn, in office for a year, said he will focus on using hybrid cloud technology and improving cybersecurity. Osborn’s network transformation plan includes implementing virtual …

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