• DC acting CTO prepares way for permanent appointee

    As DC anticipates a new CTO appointment interim boss articulates challenges, opportunities, new ERP initiatives, new CISO and impact of Amazon second headquaters’ siting nearby

  • Cybersecurity: It’s not an island

    Chris Townsend, vice president, Sales and Operations, Federal at Symantec, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss a wide variety of cybersecurity issues including how to improve information sharing among agencies, and tips on who to map out a cyber strategy to agency needs. November 12, 2018.

  • IT problems cause delay in veterans receiving GI Bill benefits

    In today’s Federal Newscast, thousands of veterans are waiting for the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay their education benefits.

  • Is government’s ‘revolving door’ pushing out agency CIOs and CISOs?

    Mark Kneidinger, the deputy director of the Homeland Security Department’s new National Risk Management Center, expressed concerns Tuesday that the government’s “revolving door” has been expelling too many IT modernization leaders. 

  • Data, analytics driving federal financial management transformation

    As the need for continued integration of data and technology drives toward better decision making, agencies need to consider how they design, implement and utilize tools in support better financial management.

  • Army, Air Force name new deputy CIO, chief data officer

    The Army names a new deputy CIO, while the Air Force picks its second-ever chief data officer.

  • How CIOs can be trusted leaders of transformation

    LaVerne Council, the national managing principal for Enterprise Technology Strategy and Innovation at Grant Thornton and a former Veterans Affairs Department CIO, said agency technology executives have to tackle their challenging roles by combining their mission goals with IT strategies based on data to build trust across the department.

  • After 25 years, ACT-IAC leadership conference gets a whole new approach

    For more than 25 years, the Executive Leadership Conference operated by the American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council has drawn IT executives from government and industry.

  • 2018 Combined Federal Campaign kicks off

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says its starting this year’s combined federal campaign with more upgrades to the online donation system.

  • NASA’s unique mission brings its own brand of IT modernization challenges

    NASA has always faced unique challenges among the federal community because of the nature of its mission. Now those challenges are extending to its IT modernization efforts.