Tags Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Trump administration to continue focus on legacy IT

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

The Obama administration's IT leaders focused heavily on trying to get agencies to move to the cloud, leverage shared services and above all, retire legacy systems. And so far, all signs point to the Trump administration continuing in a similar vein.

Critical DOD cybersecurity functions safe from hiring freeze

by Samantha Ehlinger • 6 months ago

Defense Department civilian jobs "critical" to cybersecurity are safe from the hiring freeze, according to a new memorandum released to the public Thursday.

Mulvaney: DATA Act crucial for sorting out federal spending

by Samantha Ehlinger • 6 months ago

After two confirmation hearings Tuesday, it was clear that President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget has DATA Act implementation in mind.

CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security’s governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity task orders can serve as pilots to show the effects a centralized IT fund could have on bolstering agencies’ modernization efforts, officials working on the program said.

New OMB guidance clarifies how agencies should prepare for, respond to data breaches

by Samantha Ehlinger • 7 months ago

The policy released this week is replacing three memos from before Obama's tenure.

OMB offers Trump a playbook for continued tech progress in exit memo

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

Shaun Donovan lays out the technology initiatives he believes the incoming Trump administration and 115th Congress should focus on.