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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

Congratulating the Winning IT Solutions Challenge Teams

By Tony Scott · November 30, 2015

Earlier this year, I announced the first-ever CIO Council IT Solutions Challenge to find innovative solutions based on the fresh perspectives of the best and brightest up-and-coming IT staff Federal agencies had to offer. In late October, we concluded the 2015 Challenge and I want to congratulate the two winning teams as well as all the teams for their remarkable work in developing innovative solutions for some of IT’s and IT Acquisition’s most challenging problems.

Modernizing Federal Cybersecurity

By Tony Scott · October 30, 2015

Strengthening the cybersecurity of Federal networks, systems, and data is one of the most important challenges we face as a Nation. Every day, public and private sector leaders – my team included – are directing significant resources to address this ever-growing problem.

Modernizing Federal Information Policy

By Tony Scott · October 21, 2015

Today, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is proposing for the first time in fifteen years revisions to the Federal Government’s governing document establishing policies for the management of Federal information resources - Circular A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource.

Under the Hood - Building a New College Scorecard with Students

By Lisa Gelobter, Chief U.S. Digital Service Officer, Department of Education · September 16, 2015

Back in March, the CIO Council Innovation Committee released an open data case study on the Department of Education. The department continues to use open data to better serve the U.S. public by recently releasing the ‘College Scorecard.’