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CIO Council Blog


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

By: CIO COUNCIL OPERATIONS
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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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13 Mar 2019

How to Win with Technology Business Management (TBM)

By: Jason Gray, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION and David Shive, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

How to Win with Technology Business Management (TBM) TBM focuses on cost transparency, maximizing outcomes for innovation, and ensuring that IT spending aligns with business strategy and priorities. TBM is not just compliance reporting – it’s about making good decisions in every aspect of agency technology. As co-leads of the...

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27 Feb 2019

CIOC Members honored as Gears of Government Award Recipients

By: CIO COUNCIL OPERATIONS
National Science Foundation's Career Compass Challenge

We’re excited to share that several teams and individuals from across the government have been named Gears of Government Award winners on behalf of the CIO Council! Their stories can be found on the Hall of Winners page on Performance.gov. The awards include many examples of how IT modernization is...

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12 Dec 2018

NSF Looks for Innovative Technology to Prepare for the Workforce of the Future via the Career Compass Challenge

By: Dorothy Aronson, Chief Information Officer of the National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation's Career Compass Challenge

Technology is changing the way we do our work, and the work itself. To keep up, the National Science Foundation (NSF) plans to invest in its most critical resource – the workforce. And it’s not just NSF. The need for an adaptable and ready workforce extends to other Federal agencies...

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