Alex Whitaker, the director of government affairs for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, said pushing for broader adoption of the .gov domain and harmonization of federal cyber regulations.
Alan Thompson, the CIO, and Justin Black, the CTO, of the House of Representatives were among the federal IT executives leaving their positions over the summer.
More than two dozen agencies have posted their artificial intelligence use case inventories as required by an executive order and by law.
Jimmy Hall Jr., the State Bureau of Intelligence and Research’s chief information officer and director of the Technology and Innovation Office, said he will release a top secret cloud strategy to improve the agility, security and capabilities for the department.
Thomas Brandt, the chief risk officer at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, said the upcoming Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Management summit and survey will provide the latest snapshot on how agencies are doing in managing and mitigating risks.
Lily Zeleke, the deputy chief information officer for the information enterprise at DoD, said the move to the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability is as much about taking advantage of enterprise services as it is about not breaking mission outcomes.
Venice Goodwine replaces Lauren Knausenberger, who departed in June, as the Air Force chief information officer.
Melissa Vice, the director of the Department of Defense’s Vulnerability Disclosure Program, said the 12-month voluntary pilot with defense contractors found vendors faces similar challenges as the department in securing their networks.
Mangala Kuppa, the director of business application services in Labor’s CIO’s office, said the agency hopes to continue to develop the portal using chatbots and other technologies to better serve citizens.
Gary Washington, the chief information officer at the Agriculture Department, said within its multi-cloud environment, they are constantly looking to maximize its value, improve customer experience and continue to be flexible with business needs.
Justin Marsico, the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service’s chief data officer, said a pilot program turned into a full-fledged training effort is helping to further instill the culture of data across the bureau.
Robert Smith, the director of Department of the Navy’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, said the goal is to accelerate new or better capabilities to the sailor and marine.
OPM and DCSA are making policy and technology changes are part of the implementation of the Trusted Workforce 2.0.
Leonel Garciga, who has worked as the director of information management for the Army G2 since 2019, will replace Raj Iyer as the service’s lead technology executive.