Sonny Bhagowalia

  • OPIC, Mint to hire new CIOs while Navy CBP fill out key IT roles

    The Department of Navy outlined its plan for the new CIO organization with new roles for four executives.

  • USDA reassigns CIO, other SESers; Part of the IT exec purge?

    Jonathan Alboum, the Agriculture Department’s chief information officer, is being transferred to the deputy senior procurement executive role.

  • Should other CIOs be concerned about what happened to Treasury’s Bhagowalia?

    Sonny Bhagowalia, the Treasury Department’s chief information officer, has moved to the Bureau of Fiscal Service to work on cyber and IT projects. But some say he may be the first of many career CIOs who will be moved out of their positions in the coming months or year.

  • Agencies adapting agile services at their own pace

    Federal CIOs say if you want to get on board with agile services, be adaptable, communicate and don’t be afraid to fail.

  • Treasury seeing fruits of IT reforms ahead of FITARA implementation

    Sonny Bhagowalia, Treasury’s chief information officer, said over the last year the department has closed 17 core data centers and reduced the time to deliver IT capabilities by more than 60 percent.

  • Sonny Bhagowalia: Low grade belies progress at Treasury Department

    You can’t measure the Treasury Department’s IT reform efforts only by the report card from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Yeah, Treasury got a “D” for their overall grade. But Treasury spent the better part of the last year preparing for the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). Sonny Bhagowalia is Treasury’s chief information officer, he tells executive editor Jason Miller on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about how the agency has improved its IT management today and where it’s going.

  • Agencies closing the gaps in quest to reform IT

    GSA, Treasury and Transportation highlighted to House lawmakers progress each has made in improving their individual processes for managing and overseeing networks, systems and data under the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.

  • Treasury names Bhagowalia as its new CIO

    Sonny Bhagowalia comes back to the federal government after spending almost three years working for the Hawaii state government as a technology executive.

  • Bhagowalia says goodbye to DC, hello to Hawaii

    CIO Sonny Bhagowalia says best practices of information resource management translate across federal and state sectors. At the heart of the job is to remember who you serve.

  • GSA’s Bhagowali to be Hawaii’s CIO

    After decades in federal government, Sonny Bhagowalia is moving to the state government to be the Aloha State’s first full-time chief information officer.