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Camille Tuutti

Camille Tuutti is a former FCW staff writer who covered federal oversight and the workforce.

Issa, Spires sketch visions for IT reform and CIO authority

House hearing on draft legislation explores budget authority, chains of command and the sheer number of agency CIOs.

IT success tied to business results at VA

VA's Roger Baker says IT must bring business results and a paperless claims system must will eliminate a longstanding backlog.

OMB kicks off sequestration planning process

With sequestration just five months away, OMB reaches out to agencies. What is its first step?

GSA takes closer look at IT portfolio

Following the release of the Digital Government Strategy, GSA CIO Casey Coleman says her agency will looks to review its IT portfolio as part of the federal IT reform.

New digital strategy will guide mobile, web initiatives

OMB's new federal roadmap includes a mobility strategy, but that is just the beginning.

GSA taps 9 as FedRAMP third-party assessment organizations

A mix of eight companies and one government agency will vie for work evaluating contractors that provide cloud services and products to the federal government.

GSA acting administrator vows tougher scrutiny of events

Agency leadership wants focus to stay on efficiency and cost-savings as GSA cancels several events and reviews its conference guidelines.

Cloud computing gets more complicated, govvies say

Federal executives find that the decision to migrate to the cloud is not just a go-no go decision.

GSA's leader steps down over wasteful spending report

Martha Johnson, two other top GSA officials, out as IG details extravagant spending and rules violations connected to Western Regions conference.

OPM's John Berry, king of the jungle

Government's top personnel official has a leonine namesake.

New community inspires women to pursue IT careers

CompTIA launches new program to encourage women to seek IT jobs.

Federal CIO details IT forecast

Most IT investments will go toward modernization efforts and cybersecurity, according to Steven VanRoekel.

Chopra to step down

White House announces the federal CTO is planning a departure.

White House to launch online resource for small businesses

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel reveals more details about the upcoming website that aims to act as a resource for small business owners.

Deal reached to avert shutdown with only hours to spare

A late-night deal avoided a partial government shutdown, the fifth such occasion this year.

Cloud market gets boost with FedRAMP release

The Obama administration's plan to accelerate the cloud migration process should streamline the sales process for cloud providers.

Roger W. Jones Award for executive leadership bestowed

The award honors commitment to public service.

Get used to shutdown risks

A smooth budget process isn't likely anytime soon, but agencies may be getting used to it.

Senate passes budget deal; What will House do?

Senate reaches agreement that could avert a government shutdown, but House approval is still needed.

Senate nixes funding bill; another shutdown looms

A federal shutdown remains a possibility, but the Senate vows to try again Monday.