How can innovation solve federal information technology problems? Find out this week when three experts join host John Gilroy to discuss how their companies are using innovation to assist federal IT professionals. May 24, 2016
Chris Chilbert, the chief information officer of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, said among his top priorities is increasing the bandwidth and redundancy of his office’s computer infrastructure.
Greg Garcia, the chief information officer/G6 of the Army Corps of Engineers, said the Defense Department’s mandated transition to Windows 10 is a top of mind priority, but he is balancing that with cyber, cloud and other priorities.
Federal agencies are experimenting with different ways of incorporating mobile data into their missions: some are trying to protect citizens’ data, while others are recruiting volunteers to collect and share more.
The Defense Department is turning to industry to take over the management of its portfolio of mobile IT services. Officials say rapid growth in the number of DoD-issued mobile devices has made the current, government-managed approach unsustainable. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Megan Schmith, director, Enterprise Application Development & Platform Strategy at the General Services Administration, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how mobile and cloud computing are saving money for federal agencies. April 26, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission has issued guidance for mobile health app developers to help them stay in the rails of a half dozen laws and maybe hundreds of regulations. Cora Han, an attorney in the FTC’s division of privacy and identity protection, shares the latest on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Jacob Parcell and his Mobile Gov Community of Practice help agencies test mobile apps and websites on various devices, promote code sharing, and inform mobility policy.
The federal government has an informal but large and active community of interest devoted to building and improving public-facing mobile apps. The community is 1,200 strong. Jacob Parcell, manager of mobile programs at the General Services Administration, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what the community of interest works on.
The Homeland Security Department created a how-to guide for mobile apps for developers, business owners and others to help overcome some common challenges when moving toward a digital government.
Federal workers are finding that mobile tech offers them flexibility and freedom that has the potential to vastly improve performance. But the downside is that these devices present a number of unique security risks.
The Homeland Security Department’s chief privacy officer is mandating mobile apps go through the vetting process known as the car wash before they can be deployed on the network.
Janet Stevens, the chief information officer of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in USDA, said her bureau will join APHIS in testing out new cyber tools and sensors under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program.
A draft memo released for public comment March 29 would require GSA to run a governmentwide contract for mobile devices and services, and mandate agencies use that new vehicle by August 2018.
The Army is expanding its use wireless WiFi networks, both indoors and outdoors. By getting rid of heavy cabling that takes hours to install, the Army is hoping to make command posts and tactical units more mobile and agile. Lt. Col. Mark Henderson, product manager for WIN-T Increment One, shares details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.