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GSA Awards NewPay BPA for Software-as-a-Service for Payroll and Work Schedule and Leave Management

By CIO Council Operations · September 27, 2018

Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the award of a 10-year, $2.5 billion NewPay Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) that will provide payroll and work schedule and leave management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions and services.

Collaborating for Better Design, Technology and User Experience

By John Sullivan, Director, Government-wide IT Accessibility · August 13, 2018

In February 2018, the White House released its implementation plan to modernize IT infrastructure across the federal government. As a result, several initiatives are underway to achieve this goal. Paying specific attention to mobile friendliness, customer experience, and innovation, the federal government is changing how we approach design, development and user experience.

Introducing a New, Informative Resource for Security Professionals

By CIO Council Operations · June 26, 2018

One of the key pillars of the President’s Management Agenda is to Modernize IT to Improve Productivity and Security. A central pillar of the Administration’s IT Modernization strategy is to improve the skills, leadership abilities, and overall pipeline of talent in the Federal government to address our growing cybersecurity threats.

Digital Transformation Artificial Intelligence and the Workforce

By Maria Roat, CIO of the Small Business Administration and Chair of the CIO Council's Innovation Committee · June 22, 2018

In the late 1800’s, nearly 50% of the American workforce was employed through agriculture. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that figure dropped to less than 2% by 2008 [1]. This major restructuring of the economy happened over a period of decades, leading to the emergence of new occupations, fundamental shifts in how the workforce was deployed and inherent changes to the social fabric of the country.