Tag Archives: Richard Spires

Richard Spires: ACT-IAC to Provide Tools for FITARA Implementation

Richard Spires, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security and Internal Revenue Service, testified before a House panel Wednesday on guidance for the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. Spires, CEO of Resilient Network Systems, said in written remarks that his experience with federal IT acquisition points …

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Richard Spires: Agencies Should Highlight Contractor Relationships in IT Programs

Richard Spires, CEO of Resilient Network Systems, believes government agencies should develop good relationships with contractors to accomplish information technology programs. Spires wrote in a column for FCW published Friday that a procurement team should collaborate with the program management office on the procurement aspect of that relationship in order to achieve program …

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Richard Spires Resigns from DHS CIO Role

Department of Homeland Security chief information officer Richard Spires announced that he will leave his position, effective Tuesday. FCW reports that Spires’ resignation has been accepted and Deputy CIO Margie Graves will continue serving as the agency’s acting CIO. Spires went on paid leave March 15, and sources told FCW …

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Profile: DHS CIO Richard Spires

Richard Spires serves as chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, where he oversees the department’s $6.8 billion information technology investment portfolio. Spires, appointed CIO in September 2009, also leads and facilitates portfolio management, development, implementation and maintenance of the department’s IT architecture. He spoke to a AFCEA …

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Richard Spires Details DHS Consolidation, Integration Plans

The Department of Homeland Security plans to integrate its core missions to create synergies, Alice Lipowicz of Federal Computer Week reports. Richard Spires, DHS chief information officer, told attendees of a Northern Virginia AFCEA chapter event that DHS has already begun to integrate programs in its 13 major mission areas across …

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