Dean Garfield

  • New White House innovation office to take on federal acquisition

    President Donald Trump is naming Jared Kushner, the assistant to the President and his son-in-law, to lead the new Office of American Innovation.

  • Commerce Department, IT council considering role of government in IoT

    The Commerce Department is joining the conversation about what role the federal government can play in the success and security of the Internet of Things.

  • Agencies return to drawing board on proposed rules for ‘cyber weapons’

    Over the last several months, security researchers, private firms and some governmental organizations have expressed alarm at federal rules intended to prevent proliferation of offensive cyber tools.

  • Tech America, ITI settle $5M breach of contract lawsuit

    Neither of the tech associations would disclose any details of their agreement.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – February 4, 2014

    On the Federal Drive 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.

  • ITI seeks dismissal of TechAmerica lawsuit, calling claims ‘fatally flawed’

    The IT Industry Council asked the DC Superior Court to dismiss charges filed by TechAmerica against the trade organization and three employees. ITI’s lawyer said TechAmerica’s allegations lack evidence and do not meet the standards of law. TechAmerica pushes back against ITI’s request for dismissal saying each of the allegations can be backed up by facts.

  • ITI becomes a player in acquisition after TechAmerica exodus

    Four senior TechAmerica officials, Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president global public sector; Erica McCann, manager of procurement policy; Carol Henton, vice president of state and local government division; and Pam Walker, senior director for homeland security; took similar roles with ITI’s new IT Alliance for Public Sector organization, which will focus on technology and acquisition issues.

  • One Side of H-1B

    This week marks the annual rush by employers petitioning Citizenship and Immigration Services for H-1B visas. Dean Garfield is the President of the Information Technology Industry Council. He joins us to talk about the future…