Darren Ash

  • 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.

  • Through CoEs, USDA starts proving what’s possible with IT modernization

    GSA is starting to look for other agencies to begin creating and working with their own CoEs for 2019 and beyond.

  • Farm Service Agency taking on 75-year geospatial data challenge

    Darren Ash, the chief information officer of the Agriculture Department’s Farm Service Agency, said over the next eight years, the FSA will make 11 petabytes of data and imagery accessible to its partners.

  • HHS IT executives finding new homes

    Dave Nelson is leaving the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to be the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s CIO while Karen DeSalvo left her role as coordinator for health IT to focus full time on being acting assistant secretary for health.

  • NRC CIO Ash moving on to USDA bureau

    Darren Ash is leaving the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after spending almost nine years as its chief information officer.

  • Darren Ash: Five critical functions of IT management

    The IT Management Maturity Model is designed to help your agency assess where it stands in five critical functions of IT management. It’s a three-phase project developed by more than 50 experts in IT, finance, human resources and acquisition. Darren Ash, deputy executive director for Corporate Management at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and co-chair of the ACT-IAC FITARA Implementation Project, updates In Depth with Francis Rose with the latest.

  • CIO Council to try to deepen the pool of IT workers

    A new survey from the Chief Information Officers and Chief Human Capital Officers councils shows most agencies are finding the pool of job candidates to choose from is too shallow. Darren Ash and Richard McKinney, the co-chairmen of the CIO Council’s Workforce Committee, said 75 percent of agency IT managers and human resource executives responding to the survey said they couldn’t recruit the necessary talent to do mission critical work.

  • In Depth Show Blog – September 10, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • NRC jumping into cloud, baby-stepping into mobile computing

    Darren Ash, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s CIO, said the agency is reviewing vendor responses to a sources sought notice in preparation to move systems to the cloud. NRC employees also are piloting mobile devices. June 5, 2013

  • In Depth interviews – March 14

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.