George Young, vice president, US Public Sector at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss open source software and the challenges federal IT officials face in managing all the data produced by their agencies. April 25, 2017
The National FOIA Portal will offer a one-stop-shop for people requesting information from any of the federal agencies, and will also serve as a guide for pointing requesters toward information that is already public — thus eliminating extra work for FOIA offices.
Tim Quinn, U.S. Geological Survey associate chief information officer, said the agency has more than 20 applications in the cloud and plans to make self-provisioning a real option.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, emails revealed through a FOIA request from Judicial Watch show contractors working with HHS had major security concerns days before the site became live.
What’s the latest in consumer satellite technology? Find out when Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat’s US Government Business Unit, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. April 18, 2017
The Office of Management and Budget’s ambitious plan to reorganize and restructure the government is asking agencies to consider ideas such as shared services, insourcing and outsourcing and all-but-mandating the use of existing multiple-award contracts. These concepts have real potential to change and transform agencies and their mission areas.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency wants to work with “non-traditional partners” as it navigates the future of satellite images and big data.
NASA’s social media game is strong. Now that’s being officially recognized, as the agency has been nominated for five Webby Awards, including three for its social media.
Kevin Nally, the Secret Service’s chief information officer, is focusing on five strategic IT goals, including cybersecurity, the workforce and IT service delivery.
A rule that came out last fall covers a big but sometimes confusing class of information known as Controlled Unclassified Information. Dr. Pat Viscuso, associate director at the Information Security Oversight Office at the National Archives and Records Administration, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin all about it.
Agencies were scored for how easy it is to find and use email records, established email policies, and employee training. Agencies were also scored on whether there is a low, medium or high risk of not managing email effectively.
Multiple sources say Chris Liddell, the assistant to the president for strategic initiatives, and Matt Lira, the special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives, brought in CIOs one after another to get a handle on priorities, challenges and opportunities in each agency and governmentwide.
The Commerce Department built a business case detailing how it would centralize all back-office functions — human resources, financial management, technology and procurement — over a three-year period.
FDA Chief Information Officer Todd Simpson has developed an IT cost allocation model so mission areas can pay for what they use, instead of just a flat fee.
This week on Federal Tech Talk, LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly joins host John Gilroy to discuss innovation in the federal government and how his company is helping agencies solve complex IT problems. April 11,2017