Enterprise Architecture


6 tech trends government IT managers should be wary of

There are many good information technology innovations, but not all the current fads are good for government IT. Some trends are bad in general, and some are very bad for government IT managers in particular.

Navy's network security roadmap to be explained at Virtual FOSE

Navy Department Chief Information Officer Robert Carey will be the keynote speaker at tomorrow’s Virtual FOSE conference.

Rising Star Zhenia Klevitsky

Klevistsky contributed her time and expertise to numerous organizations in the federal IT community, including ACT-IAC, AFCEA and the Association of Proposal Management Professionals.

Rising Star John Collier

Collier designed and developed an advanced multi-intelligence analyst system. He came up with a design that could fit on a couple of laptops or be scaled to a system that involves hundreds of systems.

IG fears risks to DHS stimulus money

The Homeland Security Department's inspector general has said DHS should work to mitigate risks that may affect its capability to prudently spend, manage and report on $2.8 billion it got in stimulus money, including hundreds of millions for technology.

Rising Star Joseph Arthur Rhodes

Rhodes planned and coordinated the construction of a facility at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to support the deployment of the Movement Tracking System, which tracks the location of logistic vehicles and their content.

Rising Star Christina Bapst

Bapst manages the Enterprise Data Management Office, which coordinates the data collected, managed and shared across DHS’ 22 components. Bapst, who also oversees the budget for the Office of Applied Technology, tightened OAT’s acquisition process, with 98 percent of projects now completed on schedule.

Rising Star Anthony Hoang

Hoang smoothed the way for adopting the National Information Exchange Model as a way to improve information sharing across DHS and between the department and its partners in federal, state and local governments. He also persuaded senior executives at DHS and DOD to transition the Maritime Information Exchange Model, a competitor to NIEM, into NIEM.

Biometrics said vital for combat success

Biometrics said to give combat troops critical capabilities to carry out their missions.

GAO finds gaps in HUD IT management

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department continues to fall short in managing its IT needs.

IG, Immigration disagree on transformation steps

DHS Inspector General issued five recommendations for the USCIS IT transformation plan, but agency says two are already in place.

Come join the homeland security review

Starting today people can go online to participate in a wide-ranging review of the Homeland Security Department designed to help shape the department over the coming years.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!