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20 Dec 2017

Universal Design - What is it?

By: CIO Council Operations
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This blog entry was originally published on December 13, 2017 on GSA’s Section 508 blog. The year is 2017. The advancement of technology, led by key players in the private sector, has introduced innovations that have made applications more accessible for people with disabilities. Companies have pledged to implement accessible...

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15 Dec 2017

Final IT Modernization Report

By: Chris Liddell
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This blog post was originally posted on the White House blog on December 13, 2017. Read the Full Report Here Today we delivered the final Federal IT Modernization Report (in response to EO 13800). The report is a key piece in this Administration’s efforts to modernize Federal IT. The actions...

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02 Nov 2017

Federal CIO Council Sponsors Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring and Recruitment Event

By: Beth Killoran, Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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I chose to co-chair the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) Council Workforce Committee because I am compassionate about the people I serve, and I believe that a fortified workforce is the most critical component to success. Without significant, ongoing investment in and commitment to people, we do not only run...

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02 Oct 2017

Technology Business Management Agency Case Study - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

By: CIO Council Operations
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“Components need to understand not just what they are buying from IT but what they are consuming.” – Harrell Watkins, Director of IT Operations The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protects human health and the environment by developing and enforcing regulations, giving grants, studying environmental issues and teaching people about...

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25 Sep 2017

Technology Business Management Case Study - Washington State

By: CIO Council Operations
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The Federal government spends at least $90 billion a year on information technology (IT), nearly threequarters of which pays for maintenance of existing systems. Federal agencies, in coordination with the Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), are using the Technology Business Management (TBM)...

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