Congress is skeptic of the Office of Personnel Management’s new IT infrastructure project, otherwise known as “Shell,” due to previous warnings from the agency’s inspector general. OPM’s former IG referred to the system as “at risk of project failure.” OPM is asking for $37 million to begin planning and migrating old systems to the new infrastructure in fiscal 2017.
Klopp said among his top priorities is accelerating the use of cloud across SSA starting with developing a data warehouse.
Ray Coleman, the chief information officer of the Natural Resources Conservation Service in the Agriculture Department, and James Porter, an IT portfolio manager for Immigration and Customs Enforcement at DHS, say their agencies have a better understanding of where new IT efforts exist.
The Federal Communications Commission’s major technology modernization effort hit a huge roadblock, but the IT staff and contractor persevered.
Energy Department CIO Bob Brese is leaving government after almost 35 years of service. He said now is the right time to hand off the reigns because Energy is about to embark on an IT consolidation and centralization initiative.
Dawn Leaf, Labor’s deputy chief information officer, said the agency is moving to a centralized infrastructure and hopes to give its bureaus a platform on which to build mission-critical apps.
Energy Department CIO Bob Brese said the launch of the OneNNSA network provides seamless identity management and collaboration services in the cloud.
Julie Perkins hosts a roundtable discussion of the hottest topics in the federal government. April 11, 2014
Dave Gwyn and Chris Howard from Nutanix will discuss how their company can help you design and manage your agency’s data centers. March 25, 2014
OPM wants to bring your retirement plans into the 21st century.
John Owens, the Patent and Trademark Office’s CIO, said the agency used to spend 85 percent of its IT budget on operations and maintenance (O&M) support and 15 percent on development, modernization and enhancements (DME) of systems. Now, the agency spends 50 percent on each. That change has allowed it to upgrade IT systems without additional money.
The CIO said he’s using an agile approach to keep large programs on track and looking to the cloud to improve the agency’s business processes. Jul 19, 2012(Encore presentation August 27, 2012)
A record year for insurance crop claims pushes RMA’s systems to the brink. Chad Sheridan, RMA’s CIO, said recent modernization efforts kept the agency’s systems processing and paying claims. October 6,2011