HHS joins federal info-sharing efforts

The Health and Human Services Department has become a partner in federal efforts to create common standards for sharing data.

Federal CIO Kundra cites progress on IT reform plan

The Interior Department has elevated the role of its CIO and other agencies are likely to follow in coming months, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said.

Chris Kemp to quit NASA's CTO job

Chris Kemp says he's leaving NASA to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams; expresses mixed feelings about the departure.

Federal IT Dashboard has inaccurate data, GAO finds

The Office of Management and Budget’s IT Dashboard, a website intended to improve transparency by tracking the status of about 800 federal IT spending programs, has data flaws, according to a Government Accountability Office report released today.

Clinger-Cohen: Time for an update?

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) recently asked GAO to assess the statutory framework for CIOs and evaluate potential provisions for enhancing their authority.

Recharging the CIO

As the Obama administration looks for more from CIOs, experts discuss the authorities and skills CIOs must have to be successful.

Senator requests GAO review of CIO role

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has expressed interest in updating the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 in a letter she sent to the Government Accountability Office last month.

Teri Takai leaves CIO job open

With the departure of former California CIO Teri Takai to be DOD's CIO, the floodgates have opened for new candidates who have a handle on IT strategy.

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