Officials with the Census Bureau and Forest Service say technology and getting support from upper management and Congress, are some of the challenges they face in accomplishing their agency missions.
Joe Dickman, senior vice president at Vizuri, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss Red Hat, Amazon Web Services, Cloud Docker and other tools inside Vizuri’s federal toolbox. February 14, 2017
China and the United States have been in the race to develop the most capable supercomputer. China has announced that its exascale computer could be released sooner than originally planned. Steve Conway, VP for high performance computing at IDC, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin for analysis.
Jim Board, director of Federal Enterprise Solutions at Micron Technology joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss innovations in storage. February 7, 2017
The Justice Department, like a few others, has one or two really big agencies and a lot of small ones. So a big challenge for DoJ Chief Information Officer Joseph Klimavicz is keeping everyone happy and well-equipped while balancing the priorities. Klimavicz describes on Federal Drive with Tom Temin how he is aiming to bring agility into the way his organization delivers IT services.
Freedom of information advocates say the recent uptick in FOIA requests is due to a combination of current events and interest in the presidential transition. But the growing interest does mean an additional burden on already short-staffed FOIA offices.
Austin Adams, VP of Public Sector at Alfresco, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company is helping agencies with their digital transformations. He’ll also discuss digital trends for federal IT professionals in 2017. January 31, 2017
Kshemendra Paul, who spent six years as the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, recently took a new job with the Homeland Security Department as deputy director for Mission and Strategy on the Information Sharing and Services team in the agency’s chief information officer’s office.
Accountability, leadership support, strategic intent, and a sense of urgency are what one FOIA leader said are the keys to a successful information office.
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) offered his first insights into his management ideas during his two-committee marathon nomination hearings to be the next director of the Office of Management and Budget.
The Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General issued a management warning to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, telling Director Leon Rodriquez not to restart its use of Electronic Immigration System because of unsolved technical and security issues.
Dr. Steve Bennett, director of Global Government Practice at SAS, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss advanced analytics, insider threats, data optimization, cyber analytics and big data. January 24, 2017
Before leaving the Obama administration, Tony Scott, the federal CIO, released a report for the next administration to better understand the past, current and potential future of technology in agencies.
Geoff Orazem, managing partner at Eastern Foundry, joins host John Gilroy to discuss innovative ways to solve IT problems in the federal government. January 17, 2017
Civilian agencies are having to balance progress and setbacks as they work to implement the DATA Act by its May rollout. But financial officials admit the deadline is really a starting point for standardized financial reporting.