Terry Halvorsen retired Feb. 19 after spending the last two-plus years as the Department of Defense chief information officer.
Tom Cochran, chief digital strategist and vice president at Acquia, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how ti improve information technology in the federal government. February 21, 2017
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
The General Services Administration has put together five working groups in a new cloud center of excellence to address acquisition, value and training challenges around cloud computing.
Many agencies agree that cloud security services are an important part of their mission, but just how much to rely on those services is a question new administration officials will need to consider as they settle into their management roles.
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.
The Government Accountability Office had some hard truths for the Veterans Affairs Department, which has failed to produce more modern, interoperable IT systems after years of failed pilots and heated congressional hearings. GAO says VA should drop its plans to modernize VistA and find a commercial option instead.
The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) released a draft solicitation asking for industry input in creating a bug bounty program.
With agencies making slow, but steady progress under phases 1 and 2 of the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program, the Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration are exploring whether agencies will need a new model for Phase 3.
The House Oversight and Government Reform and Homeland Security committees released oversight plans for the 115th Congress, both of which included cybersecurity and IT modernization.
Janice Haith, who retired Feb. 2 after 34 years in government, including the last six years as the Department of Navy’s deputy CIO for the U.S. Navy, said the DoN has seen millions of dollars in savings moving to an enterprise software license approach.
Joe Klimavicz, Justice Department chief information officer, is moving DoJ to a Microsoft 365 cloud-based solution to ensure its various components can communicate effectively.
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.
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
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.