Multi-state IT collaboration efforts are on the rise as Arkansas and Oklahoma forge a unique cross boundary data center collocation initiative. Arkansas’ CTO managed through the governor’s reorganization of 45 cabinet departments down to 15.
Andre Mendes, who has been acting CIO at the Commerce Department since August, is now the permanent technology leader. Beth Angerman, the former GSA principal deputy associate administrator in the Office of Governmentwide Policy, found a new home in the private sector.
North Dakota’s Gov. Doug Burgum picked a state CIO with similar unconventional traits. Shawn Riley overcame a difficult upbringing, started his own company at 16, and now with Burgum’s support leads the state’s IT renaissance.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget releases the job posting to fill the federal deputy chief information officer’s position.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is restructuring its office of the chief information officer resulting a reduction of force of 20% of the IT workforce by June.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released its latest state CIO member survey, “Technology Forecast 2020: What State and Local Government Technology Officials Can Expect”.
Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley discussed his new book on performance management, “Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age,” which makes a case not only for using performance metrics but also a primer for government leaders.
Renee Wynn, NASA’s CIO since 2015, announced she is leaving federal service on March 31st.
This year’s National Defense Authorization Act moved DoD’s chief data officer from the CMO’s office to the CIO’s office. But Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy appears to be starting from scratch with a new hire.
Kelly Morrison, a senior advisor at USAID, and Mona Siddiqui, the HHS CDO, are among several federal technology executives who are moving to the private sector in early 2020.
Joshua Spence, West Virginia’s Chief Technology Officer, discussed his organization, new IT initiatives and reflections on 15 months in office.
Margie Graves, who has been the federal deputy CIO since 2016, plans to return to the private sector in 2020 after spending 18 years in federal services.
The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations hearing on the 9th version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard provided some interesting insights beyond the grades for each agency.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the ninth version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard with 20 of 24 agencies improving or maintaining their scores.