Interior CIO gets more authority over IT systems

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 3:51pm EST

Bernie Mazer, CIO, Interior

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The Interior Department is giving its chief information officer more authority over all of the agency's IT systems.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar issued a memo last week to ignite the technology transformation.

Bernie Mazer, Interior's chief information officer, told Federal News Radio's Jason Miller about his new role and what challenges he faces.