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22 Aug 2016

Talent Gap - OPM's Collaboration on the Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy

By: Veronica Villalobos, Principal Deputy Associate Director for Employee Services at the Office of Personnel Management
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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is working with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and workforce experts across the Federal Government to implement dynamic initiatives to recruit, hire and develop the cybersecurity workforce necessary to tackle persistent cyber threats to the nation’s information technology networks and data. This...

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16 Aug 2016

A Fresh Approach to Optimizing Federal Data Centers

By: Dominic Sale, Office of Government-wide Policy, GSA
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This blog entry was originally published on August 10, 2016 on the GSA blog. Last week, we announced that GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP) will serve as the Managing Partner for OMB’s Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) to help federal agencies implement the data center provisions of the Federal...

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11 Aug 2016

The People's Code

By: Tony Scott
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This blog entry was originally published on August 1st, 2016 on the White House blog. “If we can reconceive of our government so that the interactions and the interplay between private sector, nonprofits, and government are opened up, and we use technology, data, social media in order to join forces...

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11 Aug 2016

Making the Acquisition of Mobile Devices and Services More Efficient

By: Tony Scott and Anne Rung
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Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued the third in a series of information technology (IT) policies aimed at making the acquisition and management of common IT goods and services more efficient and saving taxpayer dollars. Joining the Administration’s policies on workstations and software, today’s memorandum will help...

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02 Aug 2016

Promoting the Use of Green IT

By: Tony Scott
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This blog entry by Tony Scott was originally published on August 1st, 2016 on the White House blog. Today, the Administration is taking action to accelerate efforts to increase the efficiency of Federal data centers, reduce costs, and improve the overall information technology (IT) security posture of the Federal Government....

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