This week’s guest is Jonathan Alboum, chief information officer at the Agriculture Department’s Food and Nutrition Service. July 8, 2010
Breaking news on Monday: NASA is getting a new deputy chief information officer. Sources say Renee Wynn is moving to the space agency after spending the last four years as the Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy…
Commerce, USDA, Transportation demonstrate augmented role of CIO to manage significant projects and make much-needed change.
Jonathan Alboum, USDA’s chief information officer, said he is working through the agency’s CIO Council to develop a concept of operations to modernize the agency’s networks and move to the cloud.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services CEO Meg Whitman in October to discuss ongoing challenges with the $2.5 billion ACES contract.
Advocating data center consolidation and optimization as a priority could be a tough sell to the Donald Trump administration, but the federal IT community has courted the White House by framing the issue within the narrative of the president’s soon-to-emerge cybersecurity executive order.
Secretary Sonny Perdue names Gary Washington to be acting CIO and two others to take on acting management roles.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General finds the agency has no centralized database to make sure suspended companies don’t compete for new contracts.
OMB issued the instructions for how agencies can apply for the central fund to move off legacy systems.
At the same time, Chris Lowe, the chief information security officer at USDA, is being reassigned to a bureau level role as part of a continued house cleaning of IT officials.