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Hurd: 'Three-Legged Stool' key to federal IT reform

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) has four top priorities as new chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT, and he wants to use a "three-legged stool" approach to realize them.

Tags: Will Hurd , Congress , House , technology , cybersecurity , In Depth , House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT , Sean McCalley

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 02:51pm EST

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas)

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's lineup of subcommittees will include a new one in the 114th Congress. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform's new Subcommittee on Information Technology. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained what to expect from his subcommittee, his four priorities, and what he'll look at first.

Tags: Will Hurd , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , House , Congress , In Depth , technology

Monday - 02/16/2015, 04:16pm EST
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Commerce to pilot big data technology

Steve Cooper, the chief information officer at the Commerce Department, said the agency needs better storage technologies and analytical tools to make better sense of the huge amount of data Commerce collects each day. During an exclusive Federal News Radio online chat, Cooper also discussed his IT priorities around shared services and FedRAMP, as well as upcoming procurements.

Tags: Steve Cooper , Commerce , technology , online chat , Symantec , big data , shared services

Thursday - 02/05/2015, 01:00pm EST

Shawn McCarthy, Program Manager, IDC Government Insights

The White House budget request for 2016 calls for a 2.3 percent increase in IT spending across the federal government. That's about a $2 billion increase for a total of $86 billion. Shawn McCarthy is program manager for government IT at IDC Government Insights. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he outlined the top five IT management trends you should think about as you plan to spend that money.

Tags: In Depth , Shawn McCarthy , management

Tuesday - 02/03/2015, 04:52pm EST
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Does CIO stand for 'chief information officer' or 'career is over'?

With the challenges that chief information officers face today, it is worth asking whether becoming a CIO is worth the work and jeopardy it seems to entail, says former FAA IT leader Bob Woods in a new commentary.

Tags: Bob Woods , Topside Consulting , GSA , Veterans Affairs , Transportation Department , management , CIO , FITARA , Clinger-Cohen Act , technology , commentary

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:07am EST

SES workforce deserves better screening from OPM, says former SSA commissioner

As agencies decide on a two-year plan for structuring their senior executive workforce, one agency head says that the Office of Personnel Management is keeping some of the best and brightest from joining the SES.

Tags: SES , workforce , John Astrue , SSA , OPM , hiring , Jory Heckman , GAO , Congress

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 11:45am EST
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What's ahead for federal CIOs and CTOs?

Jenny Mattingley hosts a roundtable discussion with federal CIOs and CTOs, about how their jobs have changed over the years, and the future opportunities and challenges they see on the horizon.
December 5, 2014

Tags: workforce , technology , CIOs role , CTOs role , Nagesh Rao , Small Business Administration , David Bray , FCC , Bryan Sivak , HHS , Jenny Mattingley , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford and Roth

Friday - 12/05/2014, 08:00pm EST
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The new face of the Army

Former Army CIO Susan Lawrence discusses the challenges her agency faces in modernizing its network systems and the future of women in the service.

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Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 12:03pm EST

Ellen Glover, Executive Vice President, ICF International

Federal employees unions want to know what took the Postal Service so long to report its massive data breach it found in September putting more than 800,000 employees at risk of identity theft. It's the latest case of IT threats getting ahead of the ability to defend against those threats. Ellen Glover, executive vice president of ICF International, is a finalist for Executive of Year at the 2014 GovCon awards. She tells In Depth with Francis Rose about perfecting and protecting your IT networks.

Tags: Ellen Glover , USPS , ICF International , data security , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:25pm EST
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Small Business Administration is reviewing more than 200 comments on a proposed change to part of the size standard for companies that are IT value added resellers. SBA wants to remove an exception to how these IT VARs are classified as small contractors. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller told In Depth with Francis Rose why some small companies are concerned about the proposal.

Tags: IT value-added resellers , size standards , Jason Miller , In Depth , Francis Rose , SBA

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:25pm EST
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