Steven VanRoekel

Steve VanRoekel: Gov’t Testing Talent-Focused IT Initiatives

Steven VanRoekel U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel has said the federal government is running two pilot programs that enlist professionals to help fix information technology ...
David Bennett

DISA’s David Bennett Outlines Gov’t Cloud Adoption Challenges

David Bennett David Bennett, chief information officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency, sought to raise some caution for other CIOs and agencies to consider when they migrate ...
mobile device management

Stephen Rodriguez: Security, Scalability Requirements to Spur Gov’t Mobile Investment

Stephen Rodriguez, managing partner at Coldon Strategic Advisors, believes federal agencies will continue to leverage mobile communications technology as a way to impove operational ...
cloud

MeriTalk: Gov’t Adopting Cloud But Concerned Over Data Stewardship; NetApp’s Kirk Kern Comments

MeriTalk has released the findings of a study underwritten by NetApp and Arrow indicating that federal agencies are looking to expand their use of cloud but many remain wary about ...
Paul-Mandell

Paul Mandell: Government CIOs ‘Challenged’ in IT Resource Access

Paul Mandell Consero Group has released the results of a survey that indicates half of respondent chief information officers at federal, state and local government agencies find their ...
digital government

Liz DelNegro: GSA to Implement 2 New Acquisition IT Systems

The General Services Administration will deploy two new platforms designed to make procurement and contract management easier for agencies, says Liz DelNegro, GSA associate chief information ...
cloud

Judith Lamont: Federal Agencies See Value of Cloud Computing

The Obama administration’s “cloud-first” strategy helps federal agencies leverage data sharing, video conferencing and collaboration tools while saving money, research ...
mobile security

NIST Issues Mobile App Security Draft Guidelines; Tony Karygiannis Comments

The National Institute for Standards and Technology has released draft guidelines for government agencies to manage their mobile applications and identify associated risks, InformationWeek ...
Roberta Stempfley

Roberta Stempfley: Govt-Wide Certification Program Needed to Screen Mobile Apps

A Department of Homeland Security official has proposed creating a government-wide security authorization service that would validate mobile applications before federal staff can download ...
mentor

OMB, OSTP Unveil ‘Innovative Contracting Case Studies’ Document

The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science Technology Policy have released a report on how some federal agencies are using new procurement practices to encourage ...