Harry Singh, the deputy associate director and deputy CIO of Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing, said his agency is building on the success of putting its enterprise resource planning system in the cloud.
Federal News Radio’s exclusive survey of federal chief information officers and deputy CIOs found OMB’s IT Modernization Fund has been well-received, but some believe a hybrid approach would better suit agency needs.
Rafael Diaz, the chief information officer of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, said by enforcing standards and a portfolio management approach, he now can better manage systems and network spending and modernization efforts.
Dawn Leaf, the Labor Department’s chief information officer, is retiring after more than 17 years in government, while MaryAnn Monroe, the director of customer experience and chief of staff for public experience/USAGov in GSA’s Technology Transformation Service is leaving the government to join the private sector.
Rob Foster, the Department of Navy’s chief information officer, released a new guidance to accept more certifications and qualifications from sailors, seamen and civilians instead of the one-size fits all approach.
Brigadier General (retired) Greg Touhill will move from DHS to the Office of Management and Budget to the be the first federal CISO while Grant Schneider has been named acting deputy CISO.
Carol Mullins, the associate commissioner for the Office of Technology and Survey Processing for the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, said the bureau’s effort to reduce its servers, applications and other IT components is coming to fruition over the next year.
To better cybersecurity, government agencies are starting the change the way they authenticate identities.
The intelligence community is building its cloud system around the concept of integration in order to facilitate better data sharing and standardized security.
DoD will ask around 3,000 current employees to move from the traditional civil service system to one that offers them fewer job protections but might also boost their pay and promotion prospects.
Mark Schwartz, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services chief information officer, said he’s implementing something called impact mapping to better manage how his agency uses dev/ops to move off legacy systems.
Dave Milhecic, DISA’s chief technology officer, said a big data platform and an application that runs on top of it called Fight by Indicator (FBI) is giving analysts the information and tools to improve network defenses.
Dave Nelson is leaving the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to be the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s CIO while Karen DeSalvo left her role as coordinator for health IT to focus full time on being acting assistant secretary for health.
Dave DeVries, currently DoD’s principal deputy CIO, will help OPM transition to the new National Background Investigation Bureau.