Vivek Kundra

  • Kundra seeks broader vendor pool

    Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says contractors must balance collaboration with security

  • Kundra says “hard lessons” led to IT top-10 list

    As federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra prepares to depart government for a Harvard fellowship, he provided a top-10 list of lessons learned in his last appearance before Congress.

  • Kundra exit raises cloud computing questions

    Federal CIO Vivek Kundra’s departure from government could mean a gray future for cloud computing in the federal government. Federal News Radio got the forecast from NextGov reporter Joseph Marks.

  • As Kundra leaves, who will reform federal IT?

    Vivek Kundra, the federal government’s first chief information officer, plans to step down. Who will follow and what will be most at risk? We ask Ed Meagher, former deputy CIO at VA and DOI.

  • Kundra resignation leaves hole for industry, agencies

    Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra is stepping down in August. Kundra was the first federal CIO, and his departure will leave a big whole in the administration. For perspective, Federal News Radio spoke with…

  • Who will replace federal CIO Vivek Kundra?

    Tweets with #Vivekv2 about who will replace Vivek Kundra as federal CIO.

  • Federal CIO Vivek Kundra resigns

    Vivek Kundra, the first-ever federal chief information officer, is resigning. Federal News Radio has learned Kundra is planning to leave the White House in August.

  • HR, financial systems next to the cloud

    A great story on cloud computing from Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller. Miller reports federal chief information officer Vivek Kundra sees financial systems and human resources systems as the next two big areas that could benefit from cloud computing. Kundra said the government currently runs more than 1,000 different financial and HR systems. “I envision […]

  • Transparency groups call for increased E-Gov funding

    OMB Watch and 30 other open-gov groups are asking Congress to restore funding to the E-Government Fund.

  • OMB teeing up financial, HR systems for the cloud

    Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said there are more than 1,000 of these back-office systems and moving them to private cloud providers could save billions. Several agencies, including Labor and EEOC, already have moved their financial systems to a private cloud. Kundra envisions an interagency effort similar to the one for email where agencies commit to using a governmentwide contract for these services.