CXOs


Administration releases software for IT Dashboard, TechStat

The Obama administration will publicly release the software code for the federal IT Dashboard and the TechStat process.

Wanted: Tech-savvy leadership in government

The federal government should redouble its efforts to bring a level of technical expertise to its senior leaders and those who might make political or budget decisions, said retired Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen.

Senators take close look at SES

Senators were told today about efforts to fix problems with the Senior Executive Service, including recruiting obstacles.

Off-track IT investments face do-or-die reviews

As part of the Obama administration's 25-point IT reform plan, agencies are critically evaluating underperforming projects to determine whether corrective action can save them.

New Army CIO inherits complicated responsibilities, competing priorities

LandWarNet, enterprise e-mail and the Army Cyber Command are all getting the immediate attention of new CIO Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence.

CTO shares lessons learned from freeing HHS data

The Health and Human Services Department has been pushing out its data in recent months and the results have sparked innovation and helped consumers, Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said at a new media conference.

GAO official calls for stronger IT spending oversight

The federal government must strengthen its oversight of IT spending, a Government Accountability Office official said.