Mark Forman

  • Republican leadership in the House of Representatives is finalizing the new leaders of the House Appropriations Committee. Bloomberg reports today it names staff for the Defense Appropriations subcommittee, the Energy and Water subcommittee, and the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs subcommittee. As the new Congress takes shape, those leaders will prioritize spending for federal IT. Mark Forman is vice president for IT services and cloud at The Analytic Sciences Corporation (TASC) and he was the first e-gov administrator of the United States. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared a Federal IT wish list for the new Congress.

    January 08, 2015
  • The Veterans Affairs Department fails its 16th cybersecurity audit in a row. The State Department shuts down its unclassified email system, and the National Weather Service and the Postal Service report cyber attacks. It's all happening as agencies are deploying their continuous diagnostics and mitigation plans while they maintain their FISMA compliance environments. Mark Forman is vice president for IT services and cloud initiatives at TASC, and former administrator of the Office of e-Government and IT. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained what the latest chain of events may mean for the future of cybersecurity policies.

    November 18, 2014
  • The nomination of Shaun Donovan to be director of the Office of Management and Budget as well as a variety of bills dealing with federal IT reform and cybersecurity updates crowded the docket of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee business meeting Wednesday.

    June 26, 2014
  • Jon Desenberg of the Performance Institute and Mark Forman of TASC count down the week's top stories with Francis Rose.

    June 06, 2014
  • Verizon's annual data breach report says federal employees cause nearly 60 percent of reported cyber attacks in government. And 34 percent of those breaches come from small mistakes, like emailing documents to the wrong person. Mark Forman, former administrator of the Office of e-Government and IT or the first federal CIO, is vice president for IT services and cloud initiatives at TASC. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose you and your co-workers could be the reason for a cyber breach at your agency.

    April 24, 2014
  • John Palguta, vice president of the Partnership for Public Service and Mark Forman of Government Transaction Services count down the week's top stories with host Francis Rose.

    January 10, 2014
  • On the In Depth 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.

    December 27, 2013
  • Two key contributors to the 1996 Clinger-Cohen Act say there is nothing wrong with the current IT management laws. Agencies and Congress just need to improve how they implement and enforce the IT management directives set out by the law. The Senate is expected to pass the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act next week.

    December 04, 2013
  • On the In Depth 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.

    July 15, 2013
  • On the In Depth 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.

    April 03, 2013
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

    February 28, 2013
  • The 10-year-old law created a centralized oversight and advocate in OMB for IT management and programs. It also focused on making the government more citizen-centered and having agencies collaborate on delivering services to the public.

    December 18, 2012
  • Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and Mark Forman, co-founder of the Government Transaction Services, count down the top federal news story of the week.

    November 09, 2012
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

    October 30, 2012

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