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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

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 · August 22, 2016

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.

  • 2016
  • A Fresh Approach to Optimizing Federal Data Centers

    By Dominic Sale, Office of Government-wide Policy, GSA · August 16, 2016

    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 Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).

    The People's Code

    By Tony Scott · August 11, 2016

    This blog entry was originally published on August 1st, 2016 on the White House blog. The President is committed to a 21st Century digital government – one that is designed to improve the lives of Americans and spur innovation with the best that technology has to offer.

  • 2016
  • Making the Acquisition of Mobile Devices and Services More Efficient

    By Tony Scott and Anne Rung · August 11, 2016

    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.