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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

Modernizing Federal IT Part 9 - Modernization Begets Modernization

By Rob Klopp, CIO, Social Security Administration · March 27, 2017

This is the ninth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure.

New CIO Council Report on Developer Platforms and Common APIs and Services

By Margie Graves, Federal Deputy Chief Information Officer · March 06, 2017

The CIO Council has released a report, Developer Platforms - Shared Services for Common Developer-Focused APIs and Services, developed by an interagency collaboration that seeks to identify and share best practices for Federal departments and agencies on how to internally leverage a new generation of common platform capabilities powered by cloud and hosted application programming interfaces (APIs).

Let's Talk FITARA

By Frontis Wiggins, State Department CIO · February 24, 2017

This blog entry was originally published on December 9th, 2016 on LinkedIn. Earlier this week, I testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology about the Department of State’s progress in implementing the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).

  • 2017
  • Implementing FITARA Together

    By Jason Gray · February 07, 2017

    The Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) has provided the visibility that I need to do my job. Notably, as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Education, it gives me voting and veto rights on the review boards that determine where our IT dollars get spent, even for our larger components, such as Federal Student Aid (FSA).

  • 2017