CIOs or CXOs

Why FITARA is more about management than IT

As agencies work to comply with new IT acquisition law, federal CIO Tony Scott says the big question marks are about management, not technical IT issues.

Here's what VA's decisive new CIO has planned

LaVerne Council is preparing to reveal a new cybersecurity strategy and an overall direction for IT operations at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The totally awesome future of GIS

Federal CTO praises open data, predicts a new wave of map-driven innovation.

Every sheriff needs a deputy

No leader is complete without a strong right hand, and CIOs are no exception. Deputy CIOs, though less visible than their bosses, nonetheless play a vital role in managing agency technology.

DISA appoints new CIO

David Bennett succeeds Henry Sienkiewicz as DISA CIO.

Tangherlini to centralize GSA's IT, people management

GSA's CIO could gain considerable new influence under restructuring plan, acting administrator tells Senate panel.

Found in translation: How one person unites a leadership team

An agency's business leaders speak a different language than its technology heads, but to accomplish the agency's mission goals they must communicate. At the intersection of these contentious constituents there is often one person providing translation.

Meagher stresses support for veterans in DNC remarks

The former Interior Department CIO and 2005 Federal 100 winner stressed the importance of supporting veterans as they return from war.

Former DHS privacy head moves to law firm

Mary Ellen Callahan headed up the first statutorily required privacy office while at Homeland Security Department and now takes that experience to the private sector.

Transportation CIO to step down

DOT's top IT official plans a new career advising companies.

VA CIO charts progress on clearing claims backlog

VA deploys latest version of paperless claims processing system, another step on the road to eliminating a longstanding backlog.

GSA CIO to co-chair Heroines in Technology Awards Gala

The annual gala honors women in the technology community for their dedication to community service.

How BYOD is helping one agency ease the pain of budget cuts

A careful analysis led the EEOC to find a few simple adjustments to make up for lost funds. Here's how they did it.

What's with all these chiefs?

Why are there so many chiefs in government? And if that word is in your title, are you a hotshot or a hat rack?

GSA formally announces Davie as acting FAS commissioner

Davie brings 20 years of GSA experience to the post as Commissioner Steve Kempf begins medical leave.

GSA looks to a future of everything as a service

GSA is interested in moving everything it can to a service model.

US faces new uphill battle in cyberspace

Emerging threats from developing nations will pose new dangers to the nation, according to a cyber official.