Mark Forman

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, a sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington. A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Labor makes the case that its CIO reporting structure works despite the IG’s doubts

The Labor Department’s CIO doesn’t report directly to the secretary or deputy secretary, and the IG raises the issue in a new audit that received a…

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Money for IT modernization is available, if you know where to find it

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Who are the CIOs that soon will need new jobs?

Across the cabinet agencies, 10 chief information officers are politically appointed. The question continues to come up every four years whether these…

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Cyber checklist is dead, long-live the new A-130

The Office of Management and Budget updated Circular A-130 with the requirement for agencies to focus on risk management when deciding on how to protect…

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Mark Forman: Looking beyond digital transformation

In 2016, the government will accelerate its move into the digital era. That’s according to Mark Forman, who runs the public sector business for Unisys. He was the e-government director for the George W. Bush White House, back when online transactions with the public were just coming into the government. For our Federal Drive series, Looking ahead to 2016, Federal Drive with Tom Temin asked Forman, hasn’t the government already transformed into something digital?

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