Jeff Seaton is the new acting CIO at NASA while Jay Huie leaves GSA after 10 years and Vera Ashworth joins GSA after spending the last 15 years in the private sector.
Kelly Morrison, a senior advisor at USAID, and Mona Siddiqui, the HHS CDO, are among several federal technology executives who are moving to the private sector in early 2020.
FEMA’s deputy CIO said the agency’s response during the 2017 hurricane season could give it leverage in asking for more resources.
Experiments with agile development are underway at the Agriculture Department’s Food and Nutrition Service. The agency is borrowing ways to run some technology projects from agencies like the Health and Human Services Department, but the concept might not be one-size-fits-all. Rory Schultz is Deputy Chief Information Officer of FNS. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said his agency still has a lot of testing to do, and also needs to double-check to make sure it’s legal.
Dave Cuthbertson, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, talks about a new crime-solving tool that could be as big of a breakthrough as DNA analysis. Also, the Federal Drive attended the 2013 Acquisition Excellence Conference in Washington, D.C. Co-host Tom Temin interviewed Joe Jordan, administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy; Mary Davie, assistant commissioner at GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Solutions; and Rory Schultz, deputy chief information officer at USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service.
Federal News Radio interviews conference speakers and organizers about the 2013 Acquisition Excellence Conference.