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After a decade of unsuccessful attempts, including the Justice Department's Integrated Wireless Network, the Homeland Security Department wants to leap forward with technology by using commercial 4G networks to connect law enforcement agencies. DHS created a joint program office to lead the effort. The approach is part of OMB's shared services initiative for agencies to work together on big programs.
Tags: technology , DHS , OMB , VA , USDA , Chris Smith , Richard Spires , Steve VanRoekel , Roger Baker , shared services , information sharing , law enforcement networks , IT project management , IT efficiencies , budget , AFCEA Bethesda , Jason Miller
Dan Mintz, former Transportation Department CIO, found much to like in Steven VanRoekel's first major speech.
Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel wants the government to move toward a share-first policy where agencies share IT before buying new. He also introduced his "Future First" initiative to standardize technology development and adoption across the government. This was VanRoekel's first major policy speech since taking over as CIO in August.
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