The Veterans Affairs Department is upgrading its infrastructure and beginning data migration to prepare for its upcoming implementation of a new electronic health record that’s interoperable with the Defense Department.
Mike Hermus and Jeanne Etzel are leaving as the Homeland Security Department’s CTO and senior IT adviser, respectively.
Bill Curtis, the executive director for the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ), said new standards will help agencies better understand the cost of IT modernization.
Federal News Radio obtained a draft of an executive order seeking to give CIOs new hiring authorities and IT governance.
Deputy Defense secretary Patrick Shanahan alters the membership of DoD’s Cloud Executive Working Group, removing its acquisition chief, adding its CIO.
GSA released five RFQs for phase 1 of the IT modernization Centers of Excellence initiative.
Kaspersky Lab filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia under the Administrative Procedure Act.
Industry and former federal executives say the Trump administration’s plans for IT modernization have matured.
The White House wants to bring experts in cloud, user design and analytics in to help agencies replace legacy systems.
Kirit Amin, the outgoing CIO of the International Trade Commission, said OMB and GSA should provide an easier way for small agencies to move off legacy systems.
USDA will be the first agency to work with GSA and the Office of American Innovation to get rid of legacy systems.
Kirit Amin joins the ranks of CIOs leaving government after three years at the International Trade Commission.
FEMA’s David Grant announced he’s retiring in January after 34 years of federal service, while Kevin Gates is leaving the House Armed Services Committee.
Marines still aspire to let troops bring their own devices to work, but the corps’ top IT official says its current mobility strategy is “on the wrong trajectory.”