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
The Government Accountability Office recently hosted a panel discussion to talk about how organizations could foster collaboration to use analytics to tackle improper payments. Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with Vijay D’Souza, director of GAO’s Center for Enhanced Analytics, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a recap of the event and some of the topics covered.
Americans say they’re more satisfied with at least one type of interaction they have with their government. Sheri Petras, CFI Group’s chief executive officer, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin that people are more satisfied with federal websites.
Daniel Castro, vice president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation tells Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about why he thinks the government needs to adopt a “responsible disclosure” policy in line with what private-sector security researchers have done.
What is the federal government doing to combat terrorism and cyber threats? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Fred Burton, chief security officer at Stratfor. April 14, 2017
Scott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Government practice, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the company’s 2017 report on technology trends and their impact on federal government operations. April 4, 2017
Modernization can mean a lot of things, even if you keep your COBOL systems.
HHS CIO Beth Killoran said moving 400,000 telecommunications inventory items to the new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract in two-and-a-half years may not be feasible.
Last year the Internal Revenue Service showed improved telephone customer service, and close to 300 million visits to the Where’s My Refund? site. Agency leadership and advocates say those are just two examples of why the tax agency needs full funding in FY2018.
Accelera Solutions Executive Vice President Terrill Andrews and company president and COO Steve Weiss join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how their company can help your agency during its transition to the cloud. April 4, 2017
With upgrades in full swing across the federal government, Vasili Ikonomidis, the service desk program manager at NetCentrics Corp., tells you what you need to know for an easy transition to the new operating system.
One of the original backers of the spending data standardization law, Warner wants to ensure agencies are still complying with the transparency law.