IT Specialist, U.S. Agency for International Development
Information Security Branch Chief and Senior Privacy Official, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services
What does a federal chief technology officer do? It depends.
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DJ Patil, the Obama administration's top data scientist, believes open data has the power to help reveal and remediate social problems, but the data doesn't mean much without a mission behind it.
Sen. Mark Warner, one of the most tech-savvy members of Congress, said industry should help him and his colleagues better understand technology so they can design smarter cyber policy.
FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said regulators need to understand technology before they seek to regulate it.
U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology.
The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods.
A key Senate committee wants to hear from vendors about how well agencies are following IT procurement rules.
In the waning days of the administration, HHS continues to focus on four key goals.
Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, a leading advocate of cybersecurity information sharing between industry and government, will retire at the end of October.