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15 Sep 2017

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

By: CIO Council Operations
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On November 6th and 7th, the Federal Chief Information Officers Council will host the first-ever, government-wide Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring and Recruitment Event at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, MD. The Federal Government is seeking top information technology and cybersecurity talent to fill critical skills...

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08 Aug 2017

White House Summit - Technology Business Management

By: Margie Graves
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On July 20, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) co-sponsored an event with the TBM Council designed to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange between some of the leading minds in government and commercial technology leadership. This one-day event featured panel sessions and open discussions “By leveraging Technology Business Management (TBM),...

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06 Jun 2017

How to be Cloud Smart

By: Dan Pomeroy, DCOI Managing Partner PMO, GSA
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This blog entry was originally published on June 14th, 2016 on the GSA blog. Recently, GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Program Management Office (PMO) published a whitepaper on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Considerations for the Data Center Community. The purpose of the paper is to share successes, lessons...

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14 Apr 2017

Modernizing Federal IT Part 10 - Modernizing with a Buy or Build

By: Rob Klopp, CIO, Social Security Administration
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This is the tenth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. In the last few posts I’ve been bragging about some successes. To close out my term I’ll try to say something more provocative and discuss how the economics of...

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27 Mar 2017

Modernizing Federal IT Part 9 - Modernization Begets Modernization

By: Rob Klopp, CIO, SSA
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This is the nineth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. In several of the previous blogs on IT Modernization, I mentioned the SSA’s DCPS2 product program, which aims to modernize a very old legacy green-screen application. In this post,...

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