Villanova University has announced the appointment of Kelly Doney as Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective Feb. 3, 2019, the university reported on Monday.Read More »
The Department of Energy has appointed Chris Campione as its new chief information officer, replacing Max Everett, who held the position for two years, FedScoop reported Tuesday.
Campione was named principal deputy CIO at DOE earlier this month after spending 10 years at information technology services company Planet Technologies, most recently as vice president within its federal division.Read More »
The Federal Chief Information Officer Council has announced a new group to serve as an information sharing channel for mobile technology activities across the federal government. The Federal Mobility Group would facilitate cross-agency information sharing on mobile policy, guidance, mobile device and service procurement and federal mobility program requirements, the Federal CIO Council said Wednesday.Read More »
A Government Accountability Office report says the Department of Defense must address three issues to fully institutionalize the responsibilities and authorities of the chief management officer to oversee the Pentagon’s business operations. GAO said in the report published on Thursday that DoD has yet to determine how the CMO will carry out its authority to direct military services on business reforms especially if there is disagreement with a department.Read More »
James Gfrerer, President Trump’s nominee for assistant secretary of information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has received senate confirmation to fill the role, FCW reported Thursday. He holds years of cybersecurity experience, having previously contributed to Ernst and Young, the U.S. Marine Corps and various interagency programs.Read More »
Congress provided the chief information officer at the Department of Defense with additional authorities and responsibilities through new provisions that took effect Tuesday, Jan. 1, as part of the fiscal 2018 defense authorization measure, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The amendments would direct the DoD CIO to develop, publish and adopt standards for all cyber and information technology capabilities that operate on networks of service branches and defense agencies.Read More »
Charles Riddle, chief technology officer of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has been appointed to serve as chief information officer of SEC on an acting basis.Read More »