New federal CIO gets praise, advice from community

Steven VanRoekel has accomplished a lot, but the new role he's taking will bring a new set of pitfalls, observers warn.

Federal workspace won't look the same in the future

The federal workspace of the future is going to look very different because of technology, according to the administrator of the General Services Administration.

The trends that shape the future of federal IT

A senior General Services Administration official said several IT trends will drive what's going on in the federal government for some time.

SSA official fired for disputing IT policy, he says

A fired IT official claims the SSA pushed him out when he disagreed with the agency's approach to IT.

OPM: What makes a good IT program manager

The Office of Personnel Management recently completed an IT program management competency model to help agencies with workforce planning, training, development, performance management and recruitment.

New WH memo outlines telework security guidelines

A senior Obama administration official is reminding federal agencies that they must comply with security guidelines while implementing the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010.

Social Security Administration CIO to resign

Changes at the SSA come as the administration has less money to work with.

IT spending reporting gets a makeover

The Office of Management and Budget finalized new guidance on reporting IT spending as called for by the Obama administration’s IT reform plan.

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