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Yearly Archives: 2012

CIO Council Releases New Recommendations on Standardized Digital Privacy Controls

The CIO Council has released new recommendations today under the Digital Government Strategy (Strategy) concerning standardized digital privacy controls (Milestone 10.3). In helping to create a government for the 21st Century, the Strategy recognizes that Federal agencies, as good data stewards, must adopt strong privacy, …

CIO Council Report on Barriers, Gaps, & Opportunities for Government Use of Mobile Technology

The CIO Council has released a new report today under the Digital Government Strategy that details the use of mobile technology in the Federal Government (Milestone Action #10.2). The report will help inform efforts to accelerate the secure adoption of …

Department of Energy Implements APIs in the Cloud

As part of the Digital Strategy,  the Department of Energy is making more high-value data sets available through Application Program Interfaces (APIs) – helping programmers develop new opportunities, services and products for citizens. Additionally, these data sets and APIs are …

“Uncommon” Common Operating Pictures

Geospatial information technologies have moved from the domain of experts to the fingertips of anyone with internet access and a question that involves “where?” Many people use a computer, smartphone, or a car’s navigation system to find the closest ATM, …

CIO.gov Gets a Refresh

Today, we are releasing a beta version of the new and improved website for the Federal CIO Council – CIO.gov. We have redesigned the site from top to bottom, improving its navigation and functionality and giving it a complete overhaul …

Software Development Life Cycle

A typical software development life cycle begins with requirements. The diagram below shows a waterfall life cycle. Requirements are part of any software development life cycle be it waterfall, rapid application development or Agile. In Agile, the requirements may have …

Transform, Protect and Advance – DOE’s IT Modernization Strategy

The Obama Administration’s Digital Government Strategy provides a vision for a 21st century government that lays a strong foundation for modernizing technology services across the Federal Government. At Energy, we’re implementing a three-pillar approach – Transform, Protect and Advance – as part …

Doing More with Less: Taxpayers Will Save with Commerce’s New Adobe Contract

Last summer, President Obama launched the Campaign to Cut Waste, saying, “No amount of waste is acceptable, not when it’s your money. Just as families are living within their means, government should too, so we can invest in the things …

Harnessing Technology to Make the NRC More Effective and Efficient

There was a time when Federal employees had better computer equipment in their offices than what they could purchase for themselves at a local consumer electronics store. While I can’t pinpoint what year that reality switched, it is now a …

CIO Council 3-Month Deliverables Under Digital Strategy

The CIO Council released two documents today as part of the 3-month deliverables under the Digital Government Strategy. Details about these two documents are listed below. For a full list of all products and deliverables released to date, please visit …


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