Tag Archives: Vivek Kundra

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Stepping Down in August

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will leave the White House in August for a post at Harvard University, Politico reports, citing unnamed sources. Politico’s Kim Hart broke the story, which is currently up behind the site’s paywall. Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew confirmed the news in …

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OPM Formally Adds IT Program Manager Position

The Office of Personnel and Management has formally added and defined a new IT position for the federal workforce: the IT program manager title, according to a May 31 OPM memo. The exhaustive 25-point federal IT reform, launched by federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra in December, called for the …

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EPA Official to Join OMB’s E-Gov Team as Deputy Administrator

Lisa Schlosser, an Environmental Protection Agency official, will join the Office of Management and Budget as federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra’s deputy administrator in the Office of E-Government and Information Technology, according to various media reports. Schlosser, now the principal deputy associate administrator for EPA’s Office of External Affairs …

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OMB: Two Open-gov Sites to Close, Others to be Scaled Back

The Office of Management and Budget has announced it will close down two open-government federal websites because of cuts to the E-Government Fund, Federal News Radio reports. The two sites slated for shuttering are FedSpace, the General Services Administration’s online collaboration portal, and the Citizen Services Dashboard, which was to …

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