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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

Modernizing Federal IT Part 1 - Catching Up and Jumping Ahead

By Rob Klopp, CIO, Social Security Administration · December 10, 2015

This post is the first in a series of entries from Social Security Administration CIO Rob Klopp that will consider issues associated with modernizing the US Federal IT infrastructure.

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.

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