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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Federal chief financial officers are fighting an epic battle over ceding budgetary turf to chief information officers. The Federal Information Technology Reform Act (FITARA) is now law. It gives CIOs control over agency IT budgets. The Office of Management and Budget is working with agencies to implement FITARA, and that's sparked the reaction from the CFOs. In his biweekly feature, "Inside the Reporter's Notebook," executive editor Jason Miller writes about this long-simmering turf battle. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , CFOs , CIOs , FITARA , budgets , In Depth

Monday - 03/16/2015, 10:34am EDT
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GSA's Hashmi squares away industry plans; Kraden heads to OGP

There was an awful lot of movement in the federal IT community over the last few weeks. There was maybe none more surprising than Sonny Hashmi's decision to leave as the chief information officer of the General Services Administration. Now we know who made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

Tags: people , technology , Sonny Hashmi , GSA , Greg Godbout , EPA , 18F , Jonathan Kraden , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Office of Governmentwide Policy , Steve Grewal , Education Department , cybersecurity , Jason Miller ,

Monday - 03/16/2015, 04:58am EDT

HHS trying to untangle itself from typical shared services shortcomings

The Department of Health and Human Services is suffering from what many believe are the two major reasons why shared services continues to lag in government.

Tags: financial management , HHS , Ned Holland , Brad Huther , HUD , shared services , Partnership for Public Service , Deloitte , OMB , Jason Miller ,

Monday - 03/16/2015, 04:51am EDT

CFOs not giving up budget authority to CIOs without a fight

Several sources said OMB is getting pushback on its draft guidance from several CFOs who don't want to cede budgetary authority to CIOs.

Tags: technology , Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act , CFOs , management , OMB , budget , Jason Miller ,

Monday - 03/16/2015, 04:28am EDT

OMB's Kathy Stack's impact on government shouldn't be overlooked

Kathy Stack who spent the last 28 years at the Office of Management and Budget, was the quiet leader behind the move toward evidence-based decision making over the last few years.

Tags: people , technology , USDA , Charles McClam , OMB , Kathy Stack , Ann Dunkin , EPA , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/02/2015, 05:03am EST

GSA telecom tales from a ‘not-for-attribution' conference

The General Services Administration extended the Networx contract for three years and released the draft request for proposals for the first major piece of the Network Services 2020 vehicle Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) on Feb. 28.

Tags: technology , telecommunication , Networx , NS2020 , GSA , industry , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/02/2015, 04:36am EST

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration handed out the first of seven awards under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program. DHS will implement tools and services to improve its cybersecurity under the CDM program. In his biweekly feature, "Inside the Reporter's Notebook," Jason Miller writes about this award and the next ones on tap. He joined producer Shefali Kapadia on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the DHS awards and other happenings in the federal IT community.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Shefali Kapadia , cybersecurity

Monday - 03/02/2015, 12:00pm EST
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New HR training contract pushes toward RFP release

A year after canceling its $2 billion training contract, the Office of Personnel Management is getting closer to finalizing what that new procurement vehicle will look like.

Tags: contracting , industry , GSA , Jim Ghiloni , OPM , Human Capital and Training Solutions , Category management , OASIS , Training and Management Assistance , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/02/2015, 04:51am EST

DHS, GSA kick off CDM task order 2 with $29M deal

Knowledge Consulting Group will implement tools and services from three vendors on the Homeland Security Department's network.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , DHS , GSA , Knowledge Consulting Group Inc. , McAfee , Splunk , ForeScout , Continuous diagnostics and mitigation program , bid protest , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/02/2015, 04:16am EST

Federal technology chairs shuffle at SEC, NASA

The Securities and Exchange Commission is promoting from within for its new chief information officer. NASA is losing a key senior technology executive to retirement.

Tags: people , technology , NASA , Gary Cox , SEC , Pam Dyson , EPA , Ann Dunkin , Tom Bayer , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/16/2015, 05:21am EST
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