May 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – Trey Hodgkins, ITI’s senior vice president of public sector, released the following statement about the new White House Executive Order reinforcing and requiring agencies to have a strongly positioned departmental chief innovation officer.

“ITI welcomes the administration’s continued focus on IT modernization. Strong leadership and executive support are needed to evolve and transform the way the government invests in IT. The executive order from the Trump Administration announced today puts CIOs in a position to effectively drive this IT modernization across the federal government and fully implement the Clinger-Cohen Act and the FITARA Act.”

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Public Policy Tags: State & Local, Federal Advocacy