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13 Aug 2018

Collaborating for Better Design, Technology and User Experience

By: John Sullivan, Director, Government-wide IT Accessibility
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This blog was first posted on GSABlog on August 7th, 2018 In February 2018, the White House released its implementation plan [pdf] to modernize IT infrastructure across the federal government. As a result, several initiatives are underway to achieve this goal. Paying specific attention to mobile friendliness, customer experience, and...

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26 Jun 2018

Introducing a New, Informative Resource for Security Professionals

By: CIO Council Operations
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One of the key pillars of the President’s Management Agenda is to Modernize IT to Improve Productivity and Security. A central pillar of the Administration’s IT Modernization strategy is to improve the skills, leadership abilities, and overall pipeline of talent in the Federal government to address our growing cybersecurity threats....

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22 Jun 2018

Digital Transformation Artificial Intelligence and the Workforce

By: Maria Roat, CIO of the Small Business Administration and Chair of the CIO Council's Innovation Committee
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In the late 1800’s, nearly 50% of the American workforce was employed through agriculture. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that figure dropped to less than 2% by 2008 [1]. This major restructuring of the economy happened over a period of decades, leading to the emergence of new occupations,...

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07 Jun 2018

Technology Modernization Board Awards First Round Of Funding For Modernizing Agency Technology

By: Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer
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Washington, D.C. - The Technology Modernization Board, chaired by the Federal Chief Information Officer in the Office of Management and Budget, announced its first round of funding awards under the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF). TMF was authorized by Congress as a mechanism to finance technology modernization efforts across the Federal...

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31 May 2018

Help Wanted: Increase the Effectiveness of your Tax Dollar!

By: Margaret Weichert, OMB Deputy Director of Management

This blog entry was previously published in Performance.gov. The Federal government spends at least $90 billion annually on IT. The announcement of the President’s Management Agenda included a cross-agency priority goal specifically focused on increasing transparency in spend and performance metrics associated with IT across the enterprise. The adoption of...

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