Gary Washington, the chief information officer at the Agriculture Department said the commitment from agency leadership, the White House and the program offices to modernize systems and applications is why he is confident about the future.
Sonny Hashmi, GSA’s CIO since January 2014, is leaving government for the private sector. Cheryl Cook spent almost three years at USDA’s CIO before leaving government earlier this month.
Cheryl Cook, USDA’s CIO, said the Forest Service awarded a contract to AbilityOne for tier one helpdesk services. This is one of several enterprisewide services the agency is creating to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Cheryl Cook, the Agriculture Department’s chief information officer, said she’s focusing on governance to improve mobile computing and reduce duplication among IT programs.
News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.