The federal technology community is seeing a lot of key senior executives switch roles or leave government, including new officials in charge of data analytics at GSA and EPA.
NASA could be soon looking for another chief information officer. Sources say Larry Sweet has told his staff he plans on retiring at the end of the calendar year.
As more and more agencies hire chief data officers, the question arises, what’s the difference between data and information? And where does the chief information officer fit into the discussion? In the first part of our special report, Deconstructing the CDO, federal CIOs and CDOs agree there is room for both as agencies mature their use and understanding of data.
NASA CIO Larry Sweet has mandated enterprise services first for all commodity IT. Other agencies, such as GSA and Interior, are trying to find the right balance between giving field offices latitude and rigid IT requirements.
Larry Sweet comes to headquarters from Johnson Space Center and will replace Linda Cureton.