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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

Help Wanted - Increase the Effectiveness of your Tax Dollar

By Margaret Weichert, OMB Deputy Director of Management · May 31, 2018

This blog entry was previously published in 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.

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  • The time to modernize government payroll systems is now

    By Beth Angerman, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement, GSA · May 31, 2018

    This blog entry was previously published in FCW on May 30, 2018. The federal government faces a pressing need to modernize and improve the way it runs its payroll business.

    Release of the Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan to the President of the United States

    By Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer and Grant Schneider, Acting Federal Chief Information Security Officer and Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy · May 30, 2018

    The President has made it clear that America’s security and public accountability of government officials are foundational pillars for this Administration. One year ago, the President issued Executive Order 13800 (EO 13800) on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.

    EO 13800 and Updates on Federal IT Modernization Efforts

    By Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer, OMB · May 30, 2018

    This Administration has placed a significant emphasis on improving the way that the Federal Government serves American Citizens and recognizes that IT Modernization is a key component to provide Americans the services they deserve. The President directed the creation of a report on the modernization of Federal IT in EO 13800.