Task Force Outlines Plans Eliminate, Merge 30 Percent of Federal Domains

Photo: dc.gov Agencies reported plans to eliminate or merge 30 percent of their some 1,000 plus domains in the State of the Federal Web report, produced by the .gov Reform Task Force. The ...

Army One Piece of the Puzzle in Closing Data Centers

NASA photo A quarter of the 800 data centers planned for closure by 2015 will come from the Army, but the service’s chief information officer said the closures are not about the ...

US Technology Chief Steven Van Roekel Says Government Needs to Boost Innovation, Cut Waste

Photo: pattyinglishms.hubpages.com U.S. Technology Chief Steven Van Roekel recently spoke at an event in technology hub Palo Alto, Calif. and told the audience that the federal government ...

New Federal IT Fellowship to Expand Work with Private Sector, Boost Hiring

PMF photo Check that one off the list. The federal government will soon initiate the Technology Fellows Program, fulfilling one of former federal chief information officer Vivek Kundra’s ...

Former Fed CIO Kundra Reflects on Public Service in Paper

Vivek Kundra Vivek Kundra’s last day as federal chief information officer was Friday. He will serve a joint fellowship this fall at Harvard University. Kundra posted a 12-page paper ...

Don’t Fear the Cloud, Fed CIO Says

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Fears surrounding the security of public cloud computing have been exaggerated to discourage the federal government’s move to the cloud, federal Chief Information ...

OMB Lifts Freeze on Modernization Projects

Photo: Sergej Khackimullin The Office of Management and Budget has given the OK for dozens of projects to resume after freezing work on them in June 2010. About 30 financial ...

New Study Reveals ‘Blind Spots’ in Calculating Data Center Consolidation Savings

Photo: Python.org Most federal agencies are unable to fully track the savings generated by closing data centers, federal IT decision-makers say, according to a new study by government-IT ...

Mary Davie on Fed IT Reform: Finishing More Important than Just Staying on Schedule

Mary Davie, GSA; Photo: GSA Six months into the federal IT reform process, the race — marathon is probably a more apt metaphor — has only begun. But it’s crucial agencies ...

Post-Kundra: Mulling the Legacy of the First Federal CIO

Vivek Kundra, Photo: CIO.gov   Legacy n. (leg-uh-see) — anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor The surprising news last week that ...

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