Chris Smith led USDA to new heights

Chris Smith, who has been CIO of the Agriculture Department for less than four years, oversaw one of the largest cloud migrations in government to date.

Report: USDA CIO to retire

Chris Smith plans to leave in three weeks, but where he's going remains a mystery.

Big data drives hot job prospect

The popularity of big data is creating demand for a new kind of job: The data scientist.

NRC cybersecurity exec steps down

Pat Howard, the chief information security officer at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, is retiring from government in April.

Survey: Cost savings key driver for government cloud adoption

Although the public sector is lagging behind the private industry in cloud adoption, new research shows that almost half of governments globally are planning a cloud migration.

Air Force planning makes major shift in cyber era

The push for cyber superiority is reshaping the Air Force's approaches to planning, spending and training, says the Air Force CIO.

Army enterprise e-mail brings new transparency

Enterprise e-mail may be temporarily paused, but it still offers financial clarity and is pushing defense IT innovation, the deputy Army CIO said.

Searching for the next generation of government IT security pros

While federal information security professionals report job stability and opportunities for advancement, hiring managers are still trying to figure out how to find highly skilled candidates.