Kshemendra Paul’s position was birthed out of the 9/11 Commission, where members of the panel recommended the nation’s need to improve its information-sharing culture. The position started as a way to share data on terrorism, but grew to include weapons of mass destruction, homeland security and cyber-threats.
This week on the Threat Matrix, Dan Verton talks to James Burch, the deputy inspector general for investigations at the Defense Department and the head of the Defense Criminal Investigative Service.
FedScoop hosted Nov. 21 its second annual FedScoop 50 awards, honoring leaders in the tech community. Check out the fun times and, of course, cupcakes from the event.
National Archives CIO Michael Wash’s daily challenge is to keep the history of the United States in order by making it available online to researchers, organizing it, digitizing it and making it retrievable, all while making room for innovation.
David Bray, CIO at the Federal Communications Commission, talks about his government career and shares advice for up-and-coming feds.
Larry Gillick, deputy director of digital strategy at the Interior Department, talks to FedScoopTV about his experience in government and shares career advice.
The United States has a lot of medical records. Referrals, prescriptions, doctor visits and test results all pile into a huge amorphous being of data. Morgan Crafts, Northrop Grumman’s director of health IT, is trying to manage that monster.
FedScoop hosted its Top 25 Under 40 happy hour Oct. 10 to celebrate those who made the list as the most influential experts in government and tech under the age of 40.
Mark Day, acting deputy assistant commissioner, Integrated Technology Service, General Services Administration, shares career advice in this FedScoopTV interview.
The average lifespan of a chief information officer in the federal government is 18 months. Simon Szykman has surpassed that lifespan — twice.
Rowan Gould, deputy director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior Department, shares his career path and advice in this FedScoopTV interview.
Anyone who says Congress is idle has never met Gerry Connolly. It is past regular business hours, and the Virginia congressman has just wrapped a meeting with a former federal chief technology officer. Connolly has 30 minutes to spare before he’s off to vote on a slate of issues — and then the evening continues long after the sun sets in Washington.
Joe Jordan, administrator of procurement, Office of Federal Procurement Policy Office, Office of Management and Budget, shares career advice in this FedMentors interview with FedScoopTV.
Landing a position in the U.S. government can be challenging. That is why every year, thousands of advanced-degree graduates compete for one of the coveted spots as a Presidential Management Fellow, a program designed to develop leaders in government well beyond the two-year fellowship.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner discusses what he’s currently focusing on in this interview with FedScoopTV.
Over his three-plus decades of work — most notably as the Navy’s chief information officer, DOD’s deputy CIO, vice chair of the federal CIO Council, and, finally, DOD’s assistant deputy chief management officer — David Wennergren earned the reputation as a talker, yes, but also as a leader who values collaboration, forward thinking and personal interactions.
Kimberly Stevenson, CIO and VP, Information Technology Group, Intel, talks big data in this interview with FedScoopTV.
Steve Felice, president and chief commercial officer, Dell, explains what the EIR program is and how it can benefit agencies.
Richard Spires, the recently retired Department of Homeland Security chief information officer, only alluded to the reasons for his departure at an appreciation event Monday, but his comments did acknowledge friction between him and others within DHS and the administration.
Dan Tangherlini, administrator, General Services Administration, shares career advice in this FedMentors interview with FedScoopTV.