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UK Braces for American Invasion

Just as John, Paul, George and Ringo did in the 60’s, Data.gov is sweeping the globe. At least, so says U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. In a blog post titled “They Gave Us The Beatles, We Gave Them Data.gov,” Kundra praised the UK’s new Data.gov.uk, a spin-off of the …

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Vivek Kundra Named Chief of the Year

InformationWeek recently named Vivek Kundra, the Federal CIO, the Chief of the Year. Kundra has held this role for 9 months and has been a driving force in the U.S. government’s IT operations. His top priorities have been cybersecurity, cloud computing, engaging the public over the Internet, and IT project …

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Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra is the federal chief information officer at the White House. President Barack Obama appointed Kundra in March 2009. As federal CIO, Kundra is responsible for directing policy and planning for IT investments at the federal level and providing oversight for IT spending throughout the federal government. Before beginning …

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