Richard Spires

CIO Council gets serious about best practices

Richard Spires, CIO at the Homeland Security Department and vice chairman of the CIO Council, talks about what he's doing to encourage the sharing of best practices governmentwide.

Women in government still face obstacles

NASA CIO Linda Cureton and GSA senior executive Bev Godwin offered some candid reflections on decisions they made on their careers at a forum on top women in business and government.

Bhagowalia to leave GSA for an island paradise

Senior federal IT leader Sanjeev "Sonny" Bhagowalia is leaving federal service to take a position in state government.

IT reform push: Six months later

CIOs offer updates on IT reform progress, challenges and priorities as milestone nears.

FCC appoints Robert Naylor as CIO

The Federal Communications Commission has named Robert Naylor as its new CIO who will oversee the commission's movement toward cloud services.

TechStat helps federal CIOs with IT reform

Three federal CIOs have found TechStat vital to adhering to OMB's 25-point IT reform plan.

A funny thing happened on the way to the CIO office ...

Here are four examples of federal IT leaders using humor to deliver important information in a memorable way.

DOD CIO presses on to uncertain future

Even though her office is in organizational limbo for now, Teri Takai is hard at work hammering out military cloud strategies and critical partnerships.