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FITARA Guidance Moves Forward

Friday, May 15th, 2015 - 11:33
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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 11:07
OMB conducted a broad set of internal and external outreach meetings to draft the guidance, and is now taking comments  on that draft. OMB strongly encourages substantive comments to be sent today to allow for careful consideration of early feedback.  This process could be a model for OMB guidance in other areas.

Dan Morgan

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 - 14:25
Daniel Morgan is the first Chief Data Officer of the United States Department of Transportation. As the CDO, he has overall responsibility for the Departmental data program and data compliance across the Department. He is responsible for establishing a clear vision of the data managed in DOT and the application of DOT data for decision-making. He serves as data strategist and adviser, steward for improving data quality, liaison for data sharing and developer of new data products.

Weekly Roundup May 1, 2015

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - 14:24
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:19
U.S. CIO Tony Scott: OMB's draft FITARA guidance aims to advance IT reform. OMB released the much-anticipated guidance to reform how agencies buy and manage information technology for public comments. The comment period will remain open until May 30, but federal CIO Tony Scott, in an exclusive Federal News Radio interview, said OMB wants to move on the comments and refinements with a sense of urgency.

Cloud Implementation in the Agencies: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead (Part 2)

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 - 0:00
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Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 16:56
In a post yesterday, I shared the first three themes that emerged from the discussion. Today's post addresses the next three themes:

Cloud Implementation in the Agencies: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - 0:00
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 16:58
Participants shared keen insights and perspectives about success factors, lessons learned, and areas where further thinking and research would benefit government. Six key themes emerged from the discussion:

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 15:13
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 14:09
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support reports by leading thinkers on key issues affecting government today. We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's long-term research agenda, see businessofgovernment.org/content/research-stipends.

Dr. Karen DeSalvo

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 14:14
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What is health information technology? How can it transform the practice of healthcare? What is happening to facilitate the adoption and use of Health IT? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
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Mon, 04/06/2015
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What is health information technology? How can it transform the practice of healthcare? What is happening to facilitate the adoption and use of Health IT? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

Dr. Karen DeSalvo

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 14:13
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a physician who has focused her career toward improving access to affordable, high quality care for all people, especially vulnerable populations, and promoting overall health. She has done this through direct patient care, medical education, policy and administrative roles, research, and public service.

How Will Government Adapt?: Technology—Increasingly Everywhere

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 - 11:22
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 10:20
This is the second blog post in a series that sums up highlights of sessions held as part of the annual meeting in mid-November of the National Academy of Public Administration.   This panel was moderated by Karen S. Evans, National Director, Partner, US Cyber Challenge and KE&T Partners LLC (and former head of e-government in the Office of Management and Budget). Panelists Mark A. Forman, Vice President, IT Services and Cloud Initiatives

Ronald Layton

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - 12:10
Ron Layton was appointed to the position of Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for the United States Secret Service in January of 2013.  He is responsible for a wide range of activity relating to Information Technology and is a 20 year veteran of the agency.  Formerly, Mr. Layton was in charge of all Secret Service investigations for the State of West Virginia.  In additional previous assignments, Ron was the former Program Director for the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF) initiative supervising 17 ECTF's across the United States.