Federal 100: Adrienne Walker

Adrienne Walker
Policy Analyst
Office of Management and Budget

With her in-depth knowledge of IT capital planning, superior organizational skills and plenty of respect from her colleagues, Adrienne Walker was just the person OMB needed to take on what others might have considered an impossible task.

OMB asked Walker to lead a high-profile, unprecedented effort to modernize the IT capital planning process and transform it from an annual snapshot-in-time to a real-time, continuous cycle.

Because of Walker’s leadership, the capital planning process now helps OMB and agency CIOs make smarter decisions about continuing, changing or stopping their IT investments.

Read more about the 2011 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

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