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Molly O'Neill

Citizen-Centric Open Government

Last week, the White House announced the next round of Open Government Initiatives. I had an opportunity to chat a little about this last week on Federal News Radio’s Weekly Countdown hosted by Francis Rose, along with co-panelist Jonathan Bruel, a Fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). The new initiatives are: Promote […]

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FINDING SAVINGS!

Spending Money to Save Money

In a recent story published by the Federal Times, Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense, is quoted from a speech he made at the Federal Innovation Summit in Washington on July 22, 2014 about the misperception that IT will save money. In his experience, it has not held up the promise of saving money but does […]

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Molly O'Neill

Execution vs. Legislation

Earlier this month, TechAmerica released their 2014 Federal CIO and CISO Survey. Similar to last year, government IT leaders report that budget, cyber and work force issues are influencing their priorities on investments. The survey also asked whether the participants thought the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)  would help CIOs.  About 27 percent said that they […]

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