4 CIO Priorities | Back to Office Sweet Spot | CBP Cloud Goals



This edition of Fed Gov Today is sponsored by Accenture Federal Services.


The Chief Information Officer at the Commerce Department says four things should be at the top of the priority lists of CIOs. Those four items are consolidate; virtualize; co-locate; and cloud. The CIO at Commerce, Andre Mendes, explains why those four items are so important, and how he’s doing them at his agency.


The White House is asking agencies to “aggressively execute” back-to-office strategies this fall. President Biden’s Chief of Staff, former OMB Deputy Director for Management Jeffrey Zients, calls in-person work “critical to the well-being of our teams.Britaini Carroll, Federal Human Capital Practice Lead at Accenture Federal Services, reviews  “sweet spot practices” to smooth your team’s return.

Customs and Border Protection has a 70% goal to hit by the end of September. That’s the percentage of its applications it’s targeted to be in the cloud by the end of fiscal 2023. Sonny Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer at CBP, updates you on his progress, and his aim to get everything the CBP does into the cloud within two years.



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