The federal CIO told House lawmakers that one major reason IT projects fail is the lack of authority agency technology executives have over spending. Kundra said as part of the 25-point IT reform plan, OMB is restricting the roles of all major agency CIOs. He said the Interior Department is the model, and HHS is next.
Sen. Collins asked GAO to study the current roles and responsibilities of these senior technology managers. This would be the third such study from GAO since 1996, but first since 2005. VA’s CIO Roger Baker reiterates his call to give CIOs oversight and authority of their IT budget.
The federal government could soon pay a $2,000 subsidy to federal employees who buy their own mobile devices.
A few agency CIO’s have bought onto the idea of employee-owned cell phones and laptops. But what are the pitfalls?
Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said he wants to move toward giving feds a subsidy – of say, $2,000 – to purchase their own devices to work on.
The administration’s IT agenda for fiscal 2012 will include new tools to combat cyber threats as well as major overhauls to how agencies manage their systems. Agency CIOs say agility will be important moving forward.
Approximately $20 billion of the $80 billion the government spends on information technology is a potential target for migration to the cloud, according to the new Federal Cloud Computing Strategy. The document was released by federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra February 8. According to estimates, the departments of Homeland Security and Treasury have the […]
GovInfoSecurity reports that Federal CIO Vivek Kundra is committing funds to cloud computing efforts in government.
Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra is one of the keynote speakers at this yearâ€™s Cloud Security Alliance Summit. Kundra is expected to discuss the federal governmentâ€™s strategy for moving to the cloud. The event is being held Monday, February 14 in San Francisco, California. According to the groupâ€™s website, several research projects involving cloud […]
Two draft documents released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology define and set guidelines for government cloud computing.