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Rick Holgate to Join Gartner from ATF

Rick Holgate, chief information officer for the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, has announced he will leave the agency to join Gartner as a federal analyst, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes Holgate will begin his new career with Gartner on Sept. 14. and …

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Rick Holgate: Gov’t-Industry Dialogue Evolved After 2013 Sequestration, Shutdown

Rick Holgate, outgoing president of the American Council of Technology, believes dialogue between government and industry has evolved beyond fiscal year 2013’s sequestration and government shutdown events, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes Holgate — chief information officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — noted ACT has updated its approach …

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Report: Agencies Eye Cloud Encryption Gateways to Protect Data in the Cloud

Government agencies are turning toward data encryption technology to supplement the network security standards in the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as some agencies remain wary of cloud, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that chief information officers and chief information security officers at agencies are looking for clearer data protection …

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IT Execs: New Federal CIO Tony Scott to Prioritize Security, Workforce Training, Oversight Programs

Industry executives believe incoming U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott should introduce programs to help agencies address cybersecurity issues, train information technology professionals and monitor the performance of IT projects, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes Jason Kimrey, area director at Intel‘s federal business, told Federal Times that Scott …

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Rick Holgate: FITARA Would Prompt IT Governance Adjustment at Component Agencies

A measure in the recently-passed 2015 National Defense Authorization Act would trigger changes in the oversight of information technology spending at federal agencies and their components, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act is meant to give chief information officers more authority over …

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Rick Holgate: ATF Transitions to ‘Broader’ Device Options

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is upgrading its computers into Microsoft‘s modern operating system and deploying mobile devices to users, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Rick Holgate, ATF chief information officer, told the station the agency is migrating its employees to a wide variety of devices such as …

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Rick Holgate: Now-Public IT Commodity Listing Hub Key to Gov’t-Industry Collaborations

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has worked with the CIO Council to launch a publicly-available version of a listing hub for commodity information technology and support services. ACT-IAC said Sept. 10 that version 1.2 of Uncle Sam’s List aims to help commercial vendors work with federal agencies and help foster the use of shared …

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GSA’s Mary Davie Receives ACT-IAC’s John J. Franke Award; Rick Holgate Comments

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for the Office of Integrated Technology Services at the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service, has received the 2014 John J. Franke Award for her services to the federal government. The annual award from the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council was presented at the recent Management of …

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Profile: Rick Holgate, ATF CIO

Rick Holgate serves as assistant director for science and technology and chief information officer at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He is responsible for strategy, planning, managing and delivering information technology and information services, financial investigative services and laboratory services throughout the ATF. Holgate, a public and …

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