Reporters' Roundup: Role of the CIO, DoD and Energy team up on research

Friday - 3/4/2011, 5:49pm EST

Jared Serbu, Reporter, Federal News Radio

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WFED's Jason Miller on the DorobekINSIDER

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These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • The Government Accountability Office is once again looking into what is the proper role of agency chief information officers. This is GAO's third study since 2004. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller tells us why the debate continues about what is the proper role of a CIO.

  • The Defense and the Energy Departments say they'll team up on a pair of multimillion dollar research projects aimed at giving the military access to secure, reliable alternative energy - both in deployed units and on military bases. WFED's Jared Serbu has the details.