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Thoughts on the future of the US CIO, from capabilities to goals

This weekend, ZDNet columnist Mike Krigsman asked me what I thought of the tenure of United States chief information officer Steven VanRoekel and, more broadly, what I thought of the role and meaning of the position in general. 589 more words

Open Government

What Happened to All of Obama's Technology Czars?

Michell Malkin writes: Why does the White House need a private-sector “tech surge” to repair its wretched Obamacare website failures? Weren’t all of the president’s myriad IT czars and their underlings supposed to ensure that taxpayers got the most effective, innovative, cutting-edge and secure technology for their money? 955 more words


The US approach to increasing innovation in government

By David Bicknell

I liked a recent blog written in the US by a ‘federal coach’ – I guess they could only get away with that title in the US!- about US government efforts to… 215 more words


US federal CIO points to greater consolidation of government email systems

By David Bicknell

It is interesting to see how the US Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel is pushing US departments to rationalise their email systems.

The Labour Department is the latest to be earmarked for email consolidation with seven contracts for separate email systems set to be shrunk down to one, the Washington Business Journal reported. 229 more words


A few thoughts on the use of Twitter by federal officials

Last month, Federal Computer Week reporter Alice Lipowicz interviewed me about how federal officials and Congressmen in the United States government were using Twitter. She ended up using just one quote in her article on… 853 more words


Exclusive Highlights from FOSE!

Couldn’t make it to FOSE this year or need a quick recap on some of FOSE’s hard hitting keynote sessions? Catch exclusive, in depth footage of FOSE keynote sessions, exhibit hall highlights and insightful interviews with top decision makers, right from the convenience of your desktop. 70 more words