Tag Archives: Vivek Kundra

Agency CIOs See Success with 25-point IT Reform

The federal government’s sweeping 25-point reform of federal IT management appears to be paying dividends. That was the message at panel discussion of chief information officers at the General Services Administration’s Interagency Resources Management Conference this week. At the meeting, federal CIO Vivek Kundra, a high-profile administration champion of the …

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Kundra’s Video Tech Chat and other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Kundra at the Whiteboard Hot on the heels of a less-than-favorable Government Accountability Office report on the IT Dashboard, federal CIO Vivek Kundra, who has championed the online tool to …

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DHS CIO Elected Vice Chair of CIO Council

Richard Spires, chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security, has been elected vice chairman of the federal CIO council, a cross-agency conclave devoted to best practices in federal IT management. U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra made the announcement at a recent Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association …

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GAO Report on Gov’t Waste Targets IT Programs

The 345-page Government Accountability Office report, revealing “unnecessary duplication, overlap or fragmentation” in federal programs, landed with a thud on Congress’ doorstep earlier this week. And, as observers pick through its findings, detailing more than 30 general areas of overlap and a host of duplicated programs, they will find a …

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Kundra Provides Glimpse into Cybersecurity Oversight Program

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra provided the first public glimpse into a classified cybersecurity oversight program, designed to make sure federal agencies are making the proper headway in shoring up the protection of cyber networks. Speaking at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association in Bethesda, Md., last week, …

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