While mystery still surrounds Spires’ resignation from the federal government following an extended leave of abscence, there are a number of accomplishments he achieved during his more than four years of service.
After months of uncertainty about his whereabouts — and plenty of speculation — Homeland Security Department CIO Richard Spires has announced his plans to step down.
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security Official confirmed to FedScoop that Chief Information Officer Richard Spires is on elected leave, but could not discuss the reasons for it.
FedScoop has learned that Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer Richard Spires has been put “on leave” with no further explanation as to why.
The Department of Homeland Security has updated its Information Sharing Segment Architecture that will serve as a guide to the department’s implementation and investment efforts in information sharing.
The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, known as FITARA, is expected to be published before Congress’ Spring Recess in three weeks, said the bill’s author, Congressman Darrell Issa.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the Federal Information Acquisition Reform Act proposed by committee chairman Congressman Darrell Issa last year.
Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer Richard Spires is our FedMentor of the week!
Richard Spires, chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses what projects he is currently working on in this interview with FedScoopTV.
Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer Richard Spires emphasized his agency’s commitment to a “future-ready,” digital government on Wednesday, citing two DHS technology initiatives focused on virtual work environments and a web-based, open source content management platform.
Five months on the job and Kirit Amin, the new chief technology officer at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is quickly moving forward on the department’s technology infrastructure modernization project.
Testimony on the duplicative efforts in IT and a huge amount given to doctors and hospitals for using EHRs.
The Government Accountability Office found that the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy have spent more than $1.2 billion on potentially duplicative information technology investments since 2007, a new report says.
The Department of Homeland Security consolidated nine of its 43 primary legacy data center sites with another 12 planned by the end of 2012, said Chief Information Officer Richard Spires in a blog post on CIO.gov.
Sources close to the White House have confirmed that U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra will announce he is stepping down on Friday.
The General Services Administration released the baseline security controls that federal agencies and cloud service providers must implement within a cloud computing environment to satisfy FedRAMP requirements.
The White House released a memorandum on Thursday outlining the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), a day short of the one-year anniversary of the release of the Office of Management and Budget’s 25-Point Plan.
Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer Richard Spires discusses his upcoming initiatives, including data center consolidation, at FedTalks 2011 on October 11th at the Warner Theatre.
The Department of Homeland Security recently completed its Human Capital Segment Architecture, a plan of action to guide human resources information technology investments and human capital business processes for the next five years, DHS Chief Information Officer Richard Spires said.