White House Office of Science and Technology Issues Exit Memo
In this memorandum, OSTP: (1) highlight the profound impact President Obama’s leadership has had in "reaffirming and strengthening America’s role as the world’s engine of scientific discovery and technological innovation,"2 as he set out to do at the start of his Administration; (2) offer an overview of frontiers that the American S&T enterprise will advance in the coming decades; and (3) call for actions needed in the years ahead to include all Americans in driving continued innovation and progress across those frontiers.
GSA issues a new RFI on Shared Services
On January 4, 2016, the Unified Shared Services Management office (GSA) issued a request for information (RFI) to "understand industry capabilities to provide software as a service" for administrative functions common across government like financial management, human resources, acquisitions and IT. “This is an important step toward understanding how we can change the way government does business internally," said Beth Angerman, executive director of USSM.
ACT-IAC Submits Comments on OMB Draft Memorandum "Information Technology Modernization Initiative"
ACT-IAC submitted comments on November 22, 2016 to OMB on a draft memorandum "Information Technology Modernization Initiative". Comments were a collaborative effort led by the IT Management and Modernization COI.
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