NASCIO celebrated 50th anniversary in Nashville with record attendance, revealed annual CIO survey results and elected a new president from North Carolina.
Homeland Security Department chief information officer John Zandgardi told staff that his last day at the agency is today.
NASCIO celebrated 50th anniversary with over 850 CIOs and IT vendors in Nashville, Tennessee. Virginia’s CIO had the latest details on its enterprise IT outsourcing agreement, while Massachusetts’ CIO discussed its daily 500 million network intruder pings.
Suzette Kent gave an overview of some of the lessons the Technology Modernization Fund board has learned investing in IT modernization projects.
DoD’s chief information officer told lawmakers the White House could not have interfered with the JEDI decision because the identities of the team that made the decision have been kept secret all along.
Indiana CIO Dewand Neely discussed working with constitutional officers, his security maturity/assessment model and proudest accomplishments.
Gordon Bitko, the FBI CIO, will join the trade association IT Industry Council in November as its senior vice president of policy where he serve as the chief policy strategist for the technology industry in the government and public sector market.
Aaron Weis formally became the Department of the Navy’s new chief information officer this week. The leaders of four new directorates he’ll oversee have also been hired, and are expected to be in place by mid-month.
Lawmakers are concerned the Department of Veterans Affairs didn’t do its due diligence in making the decision to adopt a new scheduling system from Cerner, the same contractor both the VA and Pentagon are using to overhaul their electronic health records.
State CIOs complain about departmental roadblocks to reform, while the lower officers worry that state officers don’t understand their business challenges. Washington state CIO Jim Weaver embeded his senior staff in the departments to confront these challenges head-on.
Kshemendra Paul joined the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief data officer after spending the last almost three years at the Homeland Security Department. Meanwhile, SBA hires Bill Hunt from OMB and Labor promotes a new deputy CIO.
The Energy Department has a new chief information officer and a plan to bring its infrastructure into the modern age.
The ink is dry on the Army’s new data strategy. Once it’s officially released, it will come with specific orders telling Army components to adhere to common data standards.
Ryan Cote, the Transportation Department’s chief information officer, said by bringing together technology management and delivery under his office, the modes would be freed to focus on mission and receive better, cost-effective services.