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CIO Council

News articles about CIO Council operations, announcements, and more

CIO Council Releases the Future of the Federal IT Workforce Update

By: CIO Council Operations | 09 Jun 2020

Over the past nine months, the Federal Chief Information Officers Council (CIOC) worked to author an update that analyzed the major challenges affecting the Federal IT workforce. This update – the Future of the Federal IT Workforce – is a follow-up to the State of Federal Information Technology (SOFIT) Report...

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  • Public Service Recognition Week – CIO Council

    By: Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer | 08 May 2020

    As I think about Public Service Recognition Week, I always reflect on the most frequently asked question I receive – “What is the difference between public sector and private sector in doing transformational work?” I usually answer this question with an analogy: Major initiatives in the private sector feel like...

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  • The CIO Council Welcomes David Shive as Vice-Chair

    By: CIO Council Support | 22 Apr 2020

    The Federal Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council recently named David Shive, CIO at GSA, the Vice-Chair of the Chief Information Officers Council. David replaces Joe Klimavicz, CIO at DOJ, who retired in February. David has been a member of the Council for 5 years and also the Services, Strategy and...

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  • Administration Announces Cybersecurity Developmental Detail Opportunities

    By: CIO Council Support | 13 Mar 2020

    THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2020 Administration Announces Cybersecurity Developmental Detail Opportunities Washington, D.C. – Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Chief Information Officers Council, and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) are pleased to announce the availability of temporary detail...

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  • What's New on

    By: Suzette Kent, Federal CIO | 27 Sep 2019

    On September 19th, the Administration published updates to the Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) Goals and Agency Priority Goals (APGs) on These updates reflect the progress made between May and June 2019. As one of the IT Modernization Goal Leaders, I’m excited to announce that in alignment with the IT Modernization...

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  • We've Got a New Look!

    By: CIO Council Operations | 27 Sep 2019

    The new is now live! Launched in September 2019, the redesigned site hopes to improve user experience while leveraging the latest in best practice compliance, Federalist templates, and US Web Design System. This past spring, the CIO Council Operations Team interviewed Council leadership and key stakeholders from the Office...

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  • Working Together to Advance Federal Mobility

    By: Federal Mobility Working Group | 16 Jul 2019

    The Federal CIO Council is excited to unveil the Federal Mobility Group (FMG), a federal Community of Practice that coalesces the membership and goals of the existing Mobile Services Category Team (MSCT) with those of the Mobile Technology Tiger Team (MTTT). The MSCT was established in 2016 by the OMB...

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  • How to Win with Technology Business Management (TBM)

    By: Jason Gray, CIO, Department of Education and David Shive, CIO, General Services Administration | 13 Mar 2019

    How to Win with Technology Business Management (TBM) TBM focuses on cost transparency, maximizing outcomes for innovation, and ensuring that IT spending aligns with business strategy and priorities. TBM is not just compliance reporting – it’s about making good decisions in every aspect of agency technology. As co-leads of the...

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  • Federal CIO Council 2017 Accomplishments

    By: CIO Council Operations | 29 Dec 2017

    Federal Secure Mobility Toolkit 14 agency success stories included State of Federal IT Report Published a comprehensive report providing a roadmap for the future of Federal IT Secure Mobility Day 80 attendees 25 recommendations to improve mobile security in the Federal Government First-ever, Government-wide Tech/Cyber Hiring & Recruitment Event 30...

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  • 12 Days of Federal Government Holiday Apps

    By: CIO Council Operations | 06 Dec 2016

    1. USPS Mobile by the United States Postal Service This app is great for shipping holiday presents. You can schedule package pick up, track your shipments, and look up zip codes among other features. 2. Smart Traveler by the U.S. Department of State If you plan on travelling abroad during...

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