New CIO handbook provides a resource for IT transitions

A new website provides problem-solving resources for federal CIOs.

IT bill would hold CIOs accountable, step up oversight

Senators have introduced legislation that would require agency CIOs to conduct a review of an IT project if it deviates 20 percent or more from its baseline cost estimate.

Senators to introduce IT oversight bill

A group of senators plans to introduce a bill soon that will hold federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget accountable to either fix or terminate IT projects that are failing.

DHS IG clashes with Secret Service over authority of CIO

The Homeland Security Department's Office of Inspector General is recommending more authority for the Secret Service Chief Information Officer.

CIOs get to work on closing data centers

The Federal CIO Council has started a governmentwide data center consolidation task force as part of the Obama administration’s IT reform project.

Shutdown would highlight government's IT dependence, experts say

Many crucial IT systems would halt and leave the government in uncharted territory in a shutdown — and history provides little guidance for how to respond.

Treasury gets new CIO

The Treasury Department has named its new CIO, who takes over duties from acting CIO Diane Litman and becomes the permanent replacement for Mike Duffy.

VA CIO erred in firing Martinez, judge rules

An administrative judge has reversed a decision by Veterans Affairs Department CIO Roger Baker that removed a VA deputy assistant secretary from her job.

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