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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

The NICE Framework and TBM

By The Federal Technology Investment Management (FTIM) Community of Practice · September 13, 2021
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The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework is a cybersecurity workforce framework that categorizes and describes the cybersecurity workforce. The 2017 OPM memo directing agencies to assign cybersecurity codes to IT, Cybersecurity, and Cyber-Related functions led to the development of the NICE framework. The Federal Technology Investment Management (FTIM) Community of Practice (CoP) identified that the NICE framework can help agencies to allocate internal labor resources to Towers within the Technology Business Management (TBM).

Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions

By Federal Technology Investment Management CoP · July 22, 2021

Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) is a comprehensive solution-based contract vehicle to address all federal agency IT telecommunications and infrastructure requirements. It reduces agency costs and acquisition time by leveraging an existing contract and allows agencies to focus on missions. EIS is required for GSA to fulfill its Congressional mandate to provide telecommunications services for the Federal Government.

April is Supply Chain Awareness Month

By Christopher DeRusha, Federal Chief Information Security Office · April 26, 2021

Federal Chief Information Security Officer, Christopher DeRusha, wraps up Supply Chain Awareness month.

Technology Modernization Fund at Three Years : The Modernization of USDA’s Specialty Crops Program

By The GSA Blog Team · March 08, 2021
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Read about how the USDA will replace two aging legacy systems and provide a modernized holistic tool to manage business operations and provide an excellent user experience in the near future using TMF loan funding.

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