The United States Digital Service introduced the “Procuremenati,” a team of acquisition specialists using the skills that are common in the private sector to help Federal agencies secure contracts, including methods such as paying for results rather than time spent on a project. […]
Former Transportation CIO Richard McKinney details how he helped the agency transition to the cloud.
Who will be leaving the Federal CIO ranks during the transition and who might be staying? With the help of a veteran industry executive who has tracked this very issue, we pulled together a list of 25 Federal CIOs.[…]
When Richard McKinney started his job as chief information officer of the Department of Transportation, he didn’t know what its network looked like. “Our network was the child of many hands,” McKinney said. “There was no overarching architectural approach to our network.”[…]
Federal agencies need to adopt a standardized taxonomy for their data, according to authors of the report “Accelerating the Mission: Recommendations for Optimizing Federal Technology Cost and Value in the Age of FITARA.” The report proposes a set of Technology Business Management guidelines that would help agencies communicate with each other, Congress, and the private sector more effectively.[…]