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16 Jul 2019

Working Together to Advance Federal Mobility

By: Federal Mobility Working Group
Woman with Mobile by Petter Lagson

The Federal CIO Council is excited to unveil the Federal Mobility Group (FMG), a federal Community of Practice that coalesces the membership and goals of the existing Mobile Services Category Team (MSCT) with those of the Mobile Technology Tiger Team (MTTT). The MSCT was established in 2016 by the OMB...

25 Jun 2019

The Significance of HER Perspective: How Women in Federal IT are Paving the way for Future Generations of Female Leadership

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Earlier this month, women across the federal government gathered for the second annual Women in Federal Information Technology and Cybersecurity Event: The Significance of HER Perspective. Over 200 attendees heard from Federal IT leaders as they shared experiences and perspectives, gave advice on their career paths in IT, and held...

Tags: workforce

08 May 2019

The GEAR Center Challenge is Now Open - Submit Your Ideas Today!

By: Team
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The General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget are excited to launch the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center Challenge! The challenge is the next step toward establishing an innovation hub for Government known as the GEAR Center which will aim to tackle the toughest management challenges facing...

08 Apr 2019

Defining IT Centralization

By: Erin Strenio, Content Designer at 18F and Amy Ashida, UX Designer at 18F
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The President’s Management Agenda rightly focuses on the need to modernize IT to better serve citizens and support agency missions in the digital age. There is also a heavy emphasis on the opportunity to reduce costs, redundancies and free up valuable work hours through increased standards and shared services. But...

20 Mar 2019

The President’s Management Agenda: Celebrating One Year of Progress

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One year ago in Kansas City, MO, the Administration rolled out the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) as a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government. Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a new update which looks back on a year of progress toward the ultimate goal of...

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