Data Center Optimization Initiative
Effective application rationalization eludes agencies
Too often chief information officers lack the data they need to make informed decisions about app inventories.
Report: OMB should devise a new server-use metric for agency data centers
Agencies currently report underused servers based on their own definitions, which ignores their progress toward efficiency goals, according to GAO.
Michael Rigas claims acting Federal CIO role
The triple-hatted official replaced Suzette Kent back in July, according to his LinkedIn, though OMB did not provide an official start date.
Facilities remain vulnerable to cyberattacks even without OMB’s ‘data center’ label
The Office of Management and Budget narrowed its definition to focus closure efforts but ended important oversight in the process, according to the Government Accountability Office.
DOJ has closed 97 data centers and isn’t stopping there
DOJ currently operates about a dozen on-premise data centers that it wants to trim to "three core data centers."
Data Center Optimization issue throws wrench in otherwise stable FITARA 8.0 scorecard
While no agency scored an A for overall IT management, there were, for the second time running, no failing grades either.