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In first public speech, Howard Schmidt details five main focus areas, including updating the federal cybersecurity strategy. He also answers questions about how he will work with the NSC and NEC, and with the federal CIO and CTO. Schmidt says the administration has a big opportunity to improve the long-term cyber health of the government and industry.
Federal CTO Chopra points to HHS, DoD as examples of how departments are embracing the new concept. He says open government directive in final stages.
October 7th, 2009
Transparency and openness in government are two goals the Obama Administration wants to meet by using technology. Aneesh Chopra, the first Federal Chief Technology Officer, is challenging agencies to open their minds to using IT in new ways.
The White House and the Office of Science and Technology Policy issued an RFI on how to develop a new platform called Expert-net to solicit ideas for solving mission-critical problems.
CTO Aneesh Chopra said 2010 was the year of execution for the open government initiative.
The IP initiative is just one in a group of changes the administration is making to Internet policy.