Danny Harris, the Education Department’s chief information officer for the last seven years, decided to retire after 32 years in government.
Bernie Mazer becomes the eighth senior IT executive to leave federal service or move to a new role in the last six months. Mazer helped transform the way Interior manages and oversees technology.
Initial results from the two major changes to the way the agency manages and applies technology will come to the forefront this fall. September 29, 2011
Interior’s National Business Center no longer will support CGI’s Momentum software forcing NRC, EEOC, FLRB and NTSB to find a new financial management system provider.
Secretary Salazar issued a memo to give oversight of the IT budget to the chief information officer. The memo also removes the CIO title from the bureaus and renames them as assistant directors for information resources. Observers say this move by Interior has been long-overdue.
The plan includes the specific actions DOI will undertake to incorporate the key principles of transparency, collaboration and participation into its core mission. Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Jackson from the Office of Technology, Information and Business Services explains.