Your chief information officer may hold the key to cutting operational costs. Former Justice Department CIO Vance Hitch, now a senior adviser for Deloitte’s federal practice, wrote in a recent article that IT has moved from the back office into the frontlines “for improving government operations overall.”
Hitch joins In Depth to discuss smart government IT.
Lynn Mattice — President and founder, National Economic Security Grid (NESG)
Agencies are working on — and even implementing — Bring Your Own Device strategies. But as they do it, an old saying is coming to the mind of one observer: “If it appears to be too good to be true, it more than likely is.”
Lynn Mattice, the president and founder of the National Economic Security Grid, wrote about the “real danger” of agency BYOD strategies in a post on SecurityDebrief.com. In the long run, he wrote, a BYOD strategy will likely increase risk and cost more than it’s worth.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.