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September 25, 2017 In The News

The 27th annual survey of federal chief information officers by Grant Thornton and the Professional Services Council should serve as a warning to Congress and the Trump administration.

September 25, 2017 In The News

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said he wants federal CIOs to get up to speed on the modernization tools provided in the recently passedModernizing Government Technology Act as quickly as possible -- but worries that that the slow pace of hiring may limit the law's potential impact at some agencies.

September 25, 2017 In The News

If one lawmaker gets his way, a corps of tech companies will contribute a handful of employees to the federal government each quarter, for ten days at a time.

It’s part of a plan Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, calls the “Cyber National Guard,” and he and his legislative staff are working on making it a reality, he said at a Professional Services Council event in Washington Monday.

September 25, 2017 In The News

With the Modernizing Government Technology Act making solid progress in Congress, Rep. Will Hurd sees a big test ahead for top-level federal CIOs.

September 23, 2017 In The News

Two congressmen from Texas took to the airwaves to share their thoughts on important issues at the Texas Tribune Festival 2017 on Saturday.

September 21, 2017 In The News

A long-anticipated, bipartisan bill designed to help modernize the government’s use of information technology was approved this week by the U.S. Senate.

The legislation, introduced by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), could have far-reaching impacts on government cybersecurity and technology practices.

September 20, 2017 In The News

A report with information from all of the agencies’ risk management reports will be sent to President Donald Trump to review by Oct. 8, even though the government still lacks a Federal CIO.

September 20, 2017 In The News

The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed the Senate on Sept 18 as part of the annual defense bill, and is expected to become law before the end of the year, once the language is hammered out. 

What does this mean for Federal CIOs and chief acquisitions officers?

September 19, 2017 In The News

The annual Yalta European Strategy conference, funded in part by FORBES-listed Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk ended with its usual flare of anti-Russia rhetoric and odes to a corruption-free Ukraine. The narrative is the same as it has been since the conference moved to Kiev from Yalta in Crimea after Russia annexed it in 2014. The message: the Russians are coming for you, Europe.