After almost four years as the CIO at the Small Business Administration, Maria Roat has been named as the deputy federal CIO replacing Margie Graves, who retired in December.
Suzette Kent, the Federal CIO, said daily calls with CIOs and CISOs are helping agencies overcome any technology obstacles they face in keeping the government open and missions on track.
The departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Treasury, Labor and Education and the U.S. Agency for International Development asked Congress in their fiscal 2021 budget requests to use money saved from other programs for IT modernization initiatives.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
Matthew Cornelius left the Office of Management and Budget after almost three years to become the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI), an industry association, while USDA, OPM and the FCC gain new senior executives.
The Alliance for Digital Innovation is expected to launch this week with a goal of promoting adoption of commercial technologies in the federal sector.