Luke J. McCormack, former chief information officer at the Homeland Security Department, takes over as the new host of the Federal Executive Forum on Federal News Radio 1500 AM and FederalNewsRadio.com.
Sources confirmed CIOs from State, DHS, EPA and OPM and the CTO from VA talked a variety of issues with the Trump transition team toward the end of Obama administration.
Beyond the federal scorecard, DHS and State provide details on how IT reforms are impacting their respective agencies.
DHS Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm about the Procurement Innovations Lab.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released its third report card on agency progress in implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and found 12 improved their grades, 11 stayed the same and one dropped.
The Homeland Security Department is holding a virtual hiring fair this week for recent college graduates and interns through the Pathways program.
The Office of Management and Budget is close to finalizing Circular A-123, which will require an enterprise approach to risk management.
The department’s Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) now has the ability to give access to users based on their job functions and attributes, not merely the person’s name or employee number. Donna Roy, executive director of the Information Sharing Environment Office at DHS, said that capability is helping the department build trusted identity exchanges.
Luke McCormack, the DHS chief information officer, and Soraya Correa, the DHS chief procurement officer, are collaborating to move the department into a more agile process for buying and developing technology systems.
The CIO Council is trying to bring the capital planning and investment control (CPIC) process in line with the desire by agencies to use agile development for IT programs.