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Q&A with Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel

Steven VanRoekel, the federal chief information officer, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss the White House's latest IT priorities. View an archived version of the discussion.

Tags: Steven VanRoekel , CIO , budget , information technology , online chat , Jason Miller , Smarter IT Delivery Agenda , PortfolioStat , open data , cloud computing , acquisition

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 01:00pm EDT

New mobile tools give agencies ‘giant innovation permission slip'

On the one-year anniversary of the Digital Government Strategy, the Office of Management and Budget highlighted the progress being made to make agency information and systems device-agnostic. Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel said mobile is the new default platform.

Tags: Steven VanRoekel , open data , mobile , apps , APIs , technology , OMB , Jason Miller , GSA

Friday - 05/24/2013, 06:43am EDT
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Open data order, policy ushers in new norm

President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order and OMB released a new policy requiring agencies to make data machine-readable and use open standards. Agencies must develop an inventory of information and make it publicly available. Good government groups praised the changes but had some concerns around the administration's decision to apply the policy only to structured data.

Tags: technology , open data , Steve VanRoekel , OMB , Patrice McDermott , OpenTheGovernment.org , John Wonderlich , Sunlight Foundation , Kevin Richards , TechAmerica , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/10/2013, 05:41am EDT
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New metrics to help agencies determine value of social media

GSA led a 12-member interagency working group to create a set of measures specifically aimed at defining the usefulness of social media for agencies. The agency also released an API that lets users create tools to bring together government social media feeds in one place. Both tools are called for in the Digital Government Strategy.

Tags: technology , Web 2.0 , social media , GSA , Justin Herman , Sheila Campbell , Pam Wright , NARA , NIH , metrics , APIs , OMB , Social Media Week , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 05:18am EST
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Agencies slowly knocking down cybersecurity barriers to going mobile

Through the Digital Government Strategy, several initiatives are underway to address IT security concerns. DHS created a security baseline architecture and is testing it through five use cases. GSA created a new secure online content platform for agencies to move websites and applications into a mobile environment.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Brad Nix , USDA , Margie Graves , DHS , Adam Sedgewick , NIST , mobile computing , ACT-IAC , Gwynne Kostin , GSA , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/08/2013, 05:22am EST
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Designing web apps for federal agencies

Don Bruns, managing director at Navigation Arts, will discuss best practices for designing web apps.
January 15, 2013

Tags: technology , mobile apps , mobile app design , Navigation Arts , website design , desktop services , haptic technology , responsive design , Web apps , mobile security , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , Don Bruns

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 08:03pm EST
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Agencies describe roadblocks to wider mobile adoption

The federal government is on a quest to provide high-quality agency data to the public through a variety of digital avenues. But standing in the path of agencies' ability to provide government data "anytime, anywhere and on any device" are a number of potential roadblocks, according to a series of new reports from the Federal Chief Information Officers' Council.

Tags: technology , mobile , Federal CIO Council , Jack Moore

Monday - 12/17/2012, 08:35pm EST

Agencies struggle to grasp mobile cybersecurity

NIST, DHS experts say protecting smartphones and tablets shouldn't be any different than securing typical desktop or laptop computers. DHS will release mobile security reference architecture to help agencies understand common concepts. NIST is updating security control guide with 250 new requirements, including mobile controls.

Tags: technology , mobile computing , Sean Donelan , DHS , Ron Ross , NIST , cybersecurity , AFCEA , HSPD-12 , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 10:37am EDT
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