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Stuart McGuigan: State Department Increases Agility, Centralized Tech Infrastructure

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Stuart McGuigan, former chief information officer at the Department of State, stated that the department has become more agile today than when he arrived in 2018. Since joining the State Department, McGuigan has worked to streamline the Authorization to Operate process to increase efficiency. “We have been pushing for is software-as-a-service,” McGuigan said. 

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State Dept Creates Enterprise CISO Position; Stuart McGuigan Quoted

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The State Department created the position of enterprise chief information security officer to help address cyber coordination challenges, and Stuart McGuigan, chief information officer at the State Department, said the E-CISO will be responsible for all cybersecurity aspects across the agency. McGuigan said the new E-CISO will be responsible for all cyber oversight and policy activities carried out by the information assurance organization. 

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Stuart McGuigan: State Dept’s New Task Force Looks to Apply IT Lessons Learned During Pandemic

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Stuart McGuigan, chief information officer at the State Department, said a new “reimagine taskforce” completed a 90-day sprint to explore ways on how the agency could apply lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to address information technology challenges. The State Department had invested in cloud platforms prior to the pandemic.

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Stuart McGuigan: State Dept Expedites App Delivery in Support of Teleworkers

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Stuart McGuigan, chief information officer of the State Department, said the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the department to accelerate the deployment of collaboration and productivity tools to remote employees in order for them to perform critical work. “The ability to dynamically form a team, share information, share analytics, make a decision, and then execute is something we want to continue,” he said.

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State Dept CIO Stuart McGuigan Credits Accelerated Analytics Work to Teleworking

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Stuart McGuigan, the State Department's chief information officer, said his organization has leveraged teleworking to more quickly support foreign policy via analytics, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. The department's Center for Analytics is moving forward to create predictive models that provide insight into government-related changes. McGuigan attributes the center's accelerated work pace to the implementation of teleworking.

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Stuart McGuigan Named Permanent State Department CIO

Stuart McGuigan, former chief information officer of Johnson & Johnson, has been appointed as CIO of the State Department and head of the Bureau of Information Resource Management, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. McGuigan will replace acting CIO Karen Mummaw, who will retire in April after 31 years of service at State.

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