The Trump administration sent to Congress earlier this week a draft bill called the Federal Information Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Improvement Act.
Lawmakers have praised DHS’s efforts to date to modernize its IT infrastructure. The agency also has a new chief information officer leading the effort.
John Zangardi, the DHS CIO, said he wants to take a multiple provider, hybrid approach in moving applications, the network and data to the cloud.
The Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) held its annual Leadership Awards Celebration and reception, honoring individuals from agencies, nonprofits and private sector companies for their work in IT management, cybersecurity, big data and more.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the State Department plans to spend almost $1 billion to modernize four key services under the Bureau of Consular Affairs.
The Pentagon clarifies CIO’s new role in “cloud initiative.” Dana Deasy’s portfolio of responsibilities includes the JEDI contract, but it’s not clear what else.
The CIO and CISO councils released a new handbook for federal cyber executives to more easily understand all the policies, roles and responsibilities.
Howard Spira, the chief information officer of the EXIM Bank, created a successful approach to moving 60 to 70 percent of systems to the cloud.
Gary Wang, the Army’s deputy CIO, retired after 35 years in government and Jerry Davis will retire from NASA Ames in July.
Six former federal IT executives offers opinions and insights about the latest attempt to strengthen the roles of agency CIOs.
GSA to hold cloud reverse industry training day to help further educate federal acquisition and IT executives about buying, using these services.
Federal News Radio launches AskTheCIO.com, which features robust insight as to how CIOs in the federal government deal with legacy modernization to cloud computing to cybersecurity.
The National Taxpayer Advocate said low-income Americans are still being targeted by IRS debt collectors in 4,100 cases, despite the group’s year-old recommendation to stop the practice.
OMB announced USDA, Energy and HUD earned approval from the TMF Board to get some of the $100 million in additional funding to push ongoing IT modernization projects over the top.