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Beth Killoran: GSA Wants to Adopt Modular Cloud Approach

Beth Killoran

Beth Killoran, deputy chief information officer at the General Services Administration (GSA), said the agency wants to use cloud technology in new ways that would require a modular environment. Adopting a distributed, flexible cloud approach will help government agencies prevent cloud lock, as not all forms of cloud function the same way, the deputy CIO added.

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GSA Intends to Leverage Digital Assets to Increase Operating Efficiency; David Shive Quoted

David Shive

The General Services Administration (GSA) will integrate its digital assets and tools it has created to ensure the agency operates as efficiently as possible by reengineering agency business processes. David Shive, chief information officer of GSA, said that the agency will work to become a “true, end-to-end digital entity.” GSA will continually improve systems and services throughout the acquisition life cycle to improve efficiency. 

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GSA Names Payman Sadegh as New CDO; Bob De Luca Quoted

GSA Transactional Data

Payman Sadegh has been appointed as chief data officer (CDO) with the General Services Administration (GSA). Sadegh will succeed Kris Rowley, the first appointed CDO, who left the agency for the private sector March 31 after serving a seven year tenure. In the interim, deputy chief information officer, Beth Killoran, served as acting CDO.

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Federal IT Heads See Retention a Key Priority for Cyber Workforce

Despite providing training and implementing new approaches to prepare federal employees to take on cybersecurity roles, the government continues to face challenges building and retaining its cyber workforce, FCW reported Thursday. Information technology officials from different agencies raised concerns with the effectiveness of the new cyber workforce executive order. "What I'm not sure how much will get addressed with the executive order is, what about retention?" Shane Barney, chief information security officer of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said at a recent Government CIO conference. 

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Fedscoop: Beth Killoran Named HHS Acting CIO

Beth Killoran has been appointed acting chief information officer and interim deputy assistant secretary for information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Billy Mitchell writes Killoran’s appointment follows Frank Baitman’s resignation from his post as HHS CIO in November to explore other professional opportunities. Killoran will continue to serve as …

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