Tag Archives: IT strategy

Education Dept Focuses on IT Consolidation This Year; Jason Gray Quoted

The Department of Education is beginning the second year of its effort to modernize information technology, with the focus now being consolidation, Federal News Network reported Thursday. Jason Gray, chief information officer of the department, said he wants to decrease its amount of cloud service providers to address administrative overhead and avoid having so many contract officers.

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Inpixon Partners with Mist Systems, Subsidiary of Jupiter Networks, to Expand IT Strategy; Bob Friday, Adam Benson Quoted

Inpixon, a leading indoor data company that specializes in delivering indoor intelligence, has continued its collaboration and product integration activities with Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks company, to integrate Inpixon's new Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology into Mist's enterprise wireless infrastructure solutions, Inpixon announced on Friday.

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Suzette Kent: Gov’t ‘United’ in Prioritizing AI Implementation

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said the White House is focusing on deploying artificial intelligence to simplify manual functions and support information technology modernization efforts, Federal Times reported Tuesday.  AI can do manual jobs with a lower margin of error and less time while also creating new positions, Kent told attendees at the AI World Government Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Patrick Shanahan Talks DoD’s Digital Modernization Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the Pentagon has a “really great road map” for digital modernization. Shanahan said he believes having an information technology strategy in place could help the Defense Department carry out modernization efforts, such as consolidation of data centers and deployment of a common financial platform.

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LaVerne Council: Agency CIOs Should Build ‘Digital Trust’ Through Employee Engagement

LaVerne Council, national managing principal for enterprise technology strategy and innovation at Grant Thornton, told Federal News Radio in an interview published Tuesday that agency chief information officers seeking to establish trust within their departments should integrate mission goals with data-based information technology strategies. Council, former CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs, noted that agency CIOs should start with their employees when it comes to building "digital trust."

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Sarah Zabel: USAF IT Strategy to Focus on Cyber as Program Requirement

Air Force Brig. Gen. Sarah Zabel has indicated that the service’s new information technology strategy will focus on cybersecurity as a requirement for every program “right from the beginning,” Breaking Defense reported Monday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. reports that Zabel, director of cyberspace strategy and policy at the Air Force, also said the strategy does not particularly focus on the …

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Treasury Wants New CTO to Manage IT Strategy

The Treasury Department is seeking an associate chief information officer and chief technology officer, FedScoop reports. The agency wants the new associate CIO/CTO to manage the Treasury’s information technology strategy for an annual salary ranging from $119,554 to $179,700 per year. The new hire will lead department programs focusing on …

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