Tag Archives: Richard McKinney

Report: HPE Vet Vicki Hildebrand Named DOT CIO

Vicki Hildebrand, formerly vice president for customer and partner advocacy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has joined the Transportation Department as chief information officer, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Hildebrand succeeds Richard McKinney, who left DOT in January to join AECOM as VP of enterprise information technology strategy. The report said Hildebrand …

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Former Transportation CIO Richard Mckinney Details Agency’s Network Security Mgmt Effort

Richard McKinney, former chief information officer at the Transportation Department, has said Riverbed‘s performance monitoring and diagnostics tools helped the department detect 200 unexpected devices on its networks, FedTech Magazine reported Friday. Mckinney told Mike Gruss in an interview that the Transportation Department used Riverbed’s SteelCentral suite of products to measure bandwidth use which …

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DOT Freezes IT Procurements to Kick Off FITARA Implementation; Richard McKinney Comments

The Transportation Department has paused procurements for new technology while waiting for the completion of an inventory over DOT’s information technology properties, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes the IT buy suspension marks the department’s first step to implement the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. Richard McKinney, DOT’s chief information officer, said …

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Profile: Richard McKinney, CIO of Transportation Department

Richard McKinney was appointed chief information officer of the Transportation Department in May 2013 following years of work in the private sector and in local and state government. He is formerly a senior fellow at the Center for Digital Government, a government technology adviser for Microsoft‘s state and local government division and CIO …

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DOT’s Richard McKinney Shifts Focus on Internal Data Mgmt

Transportation Department Chief Information Officer Richard McKinney is working with newly hired Chief Data Officer Dan Morgan to prepare the agency for an increased volume of transportation data, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes McKinney appointed Morgan to join DOT in order to handle the agency’s internal data. “We were doing a fairly good job …

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Richard McKinney: DOT to Cut Contractor Workforce, Hire Tech Employees

The Transportation Department will reduce its contractor employee base in a move to cut costs and hire its own technology personnel, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Richard McKinney, DOT chief information officer, told a forum in Washington that he is reviewing the 5-to-1 ratio of contractors to employees, Jason Miller reports. McKinney …

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DOT CIO Richard McKinney Engages Agency Staff in Cyber Initiative

Richard McKinney, the Transportation Department‘s chief information officer, discussed how the agency worked to bolster cybersecurity during a speech Wednesday at the Federal Forum in Washington, FCW reported Wednesday. Colby Hochmuth writes that McKinney and DOT Chief Information Security Officer Joe Albough collaborated with consulting firm Mischel Kwon and Associates …

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Feds, Industry Discuss ‘Internet of Things’ at Washington Forum

Representatives from both the government and private sector gathered Wednesday in Washington for a discussion about the evolving machine-to-machine technology, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Mohana Ravindranath writes that event attendees included Veterans Health Administration special adviser Joseph Ronzio, Transportation Department Chief Information Officer Richard McKinney and Defense Advanced Research …

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Richard McKinney: Cybersecurity a Top Priority for DOT

Richard McKinney, the Transportation Department‘s chief information officer, has pinpointed cybersecurity as his main focus for the agency in an interview with FCW published Tuesday. In the interview with Colby Hochmuth, McKinney spoke about his first year at DOT, his work to leverage data management in government and the challenges to information technology at …

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