Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller talks to federal chief information officers about the latest technology trends and issues facing their agencies.
For one HHS office, a cyber failure isn’t always bad news
Matthew Shallbetter, the director of security design and innovation at the Department of Health and Human Services, has an unusual job in government. He actually goes out and meets with cybersecurity vendors. Shallbetter is on the lookout for the next great cybersecurity technology or tool. He often is attracted to those that have grabbed the attention of venture capital groups. Shallbetter said this approach helps HHS make better decisions for how to protect its technology networks and data, because sometimes failure is a good thing. He shared more insight with Jason Miller on Ask the CIO.
GSA’s acquisition office’s success in fiscal 2020 explained
The Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration brought in record revenue last year for IT products and services. This week we hear from some key players in the community about why they were successful and more on what's to come.
Money for IT modernization is available, if you know where to find it
Mark Forman, the former administrator for e-government and IT at OMB and Gloria Parker, a former CIO at HUD, helped author a new white paper from the Partnership for Public Service to further accelerate IT modernization.
How SSA is benefitting from the momentum of its case processing system modernization effort
Sean Brune, the deputy CIO for IT Modernization at SSA, said IT developers and business leaders are working closer than ever to revamp legacy systems.
State relying on software-as-a-service to accelerate new capabilities
Stuart McGuigan, who was the chief information officer at the State Department for the last two years before leaving on Jan. 20, said a recent application summit drew more than 800 attendees from across the department who want to develop new software capabilities.
Next generation of identity management coming into clearer focus for DoD