Kshemendra Paul joined the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief data officer after spending the last almost three years at the Homeland Security Department. Meanwhile, SBA hires Bill Hunt from OMB and Labor promotes a new deputy CIO.
OMB released a new draft data center policy where cost savings is taking a back seat to optimization and operational realities.
A new survey from Nutanix of federal agencies found 20 percent of all respondents are using a multi-cloud approach, and of them,75 percent say it’s working well or very well.
Although the Coalition for Government Procurement commends DoD for its transparency in making its decision/rationale publicly available, its report raises additional questions and concerns related to DoD’s single-award strategy.
Currently, there is no firm timeline or hard transition deadline for moving to the cybersecurity scorecard 2.0, leadership says.
ViON’s Rob Davies and Kaminario’s Josh Epstein cited companies’ scalable, agile technologies as drivers for change in federal government.
Federal agencies are using artificial intelligence to do everything from cataloging milk prices to monitoring immigration status. Department leaders say the technology helps cut costs and improve accuracy, but machines are also impacting the human workforce.
Rick Holgate, the chief information officer for the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, announced he’s moving to the private sector.
Tina Nunno, vice president and Gartner Fellow in Gartner’s CIO Research group, tells the Women of Washington radio show that “power in the hands of good people is an amazing thing.”
Steve VanRoekel isn’t the only one leaving the E-Government office.