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GPO's jump into the cloud for email is just the beginning

The Government Printing Office became the first legislative branch agency to put its email in the cloud. CIO Chuck Riddle said once that effort is completed, GPO will move other functions into the cloud.

Tags: Technology , Chuck Riddle , GPO , Cloud computing , FDSys , data center consolidation , mobile computing , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/20/2014, 12:59pm EDT

Schneider leaves a legacy of change at DIA

Grant Schneider was the chief information officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency for seven years before leaving for a two-year detail at OMB earlier this month. Schneider said DIA relies less on contractors and is knee deep in shared services.

Tags: Technology , Grant Schneider , DIA , NGA , OMB , ICITE , industry , workforce , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

Helpdesk award continues USDA's trek toward more shared services

Cheryl Cook, USDA's CIO, said the Forest Service awarded a contract to AbilityOne for tier one helpdesk services. This is one of several enterprisewide services the agency is creating to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Tags: Technology , Shared services , USDA , Cheryl Cook , ACT-IAC , AbilityOne , Contracting , Forest Service , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/06/2014, 12:26pm EDT

FDA reorg splits CIO, informatics roles in preparation for network innovations

Walter Harris, the chief operating officer and acting chief information officer at the Food and Drug Administration, said the agency should name a permanent CIO in the next three months to help take the agency into the cloud.

Tags: Technology , Walter Harris , FDA , Cloud computing , mobile computing , management , Taha Kass-Hout , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 07:10am EDT

Army to recruit next generation of cyber workers through new career field

Ronald Pontius, the deputy to the commander of Army Cyber Command, said over the next few years the Army will give cyber workers their own career field, preliminarily known as Career Field 17.

Tags: cybersecurity , Army , Ronald Pontius , training , recruitment , Technology , workforce , Army Cyber Command , Jason Miller ,

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:38am EDT

Army Contracting Command running through the doors that cloud opens

Gino Magnifico, the chief information officer of the Army Contracting Command, said the move to a zero-client setup for its desktop computers and the development of lighter weight apps to be used anywhere in the world is a direct result of having a mature cloud infrastructure.

Tags: Technology , Contracting , acquisition , Cloud computing , mobile computing , Gino Magnifico , Army Contracting Command , Jason Miller , Zero client

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 01:34pm EDT

Brese leaves Energy in a better position to consolidate, centralize IT

Energy Department CIO Bob Brese is leaving government after almost 35 years of service. He said now is the right time to hand off the reigns because Energy is about to embark on an IT consolidation and centralization initiative.

Tags: People , Bob Brese , Technology , IT modernization , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 05:37pm EDT

DoT's move into shared services buoyed by better trained IT workforce

Richard McKinney, the Transportation Department chief information officer, said he reduced contractor-federal employee IT workforce ratio to 1-to-1 from 5-to-1. He said better training and governance will help the agency centralize certain computer network services.

Tags: Technology , Richard McKinney , DoT , workforce , training , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:50am EDT

Online Chat: Ask the CIO with Labor's Dawn Leaf

Labor Department Deputy CIO Dawn Leaf joins Federal News Radio for an online chat to discuss her priorities around IT modernization, data center consolidation and cybersecurity.

Tags: Dawn Leaf , Labor Department , DOL , Technology , data center consolidation , cybersecurity , mobile computing , shadow IT , legacy IT , BYOD

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Labor overcoming budget stagnation to modernize IT

Dawn Leaf, Labor's deputy chief information officer, said the agency is moving to a centralized infrastructure and hopes to give its bureaus a platform on which to build mission-critical apps.

Tags: Technology , Dawn Leaf , Labor Department , IT modernization , IT governance , budget , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 02:31pm EDT
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