Federal CIOs weigh in on why tech talent should go government
There's impact, excitement and the opportunity to give back, leaders said Tuesday.
CTO Jim Tunnessen leaving USDA’s FSIS
Jim Tunnessen, CTO of the Food Safety Inspection Service at the Department of Agriculture, is leaving the agency, FedScoop has learned.
CIOs push Congress for power to halt cyber-deficient contracts
Federal agency CIOs ought to have the authority to stop major IT procurements if they have concerns about cybersecurity, agency executives told lawmakers Wednesday.
VA moves to USDA financial shared services
The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin using the Agriculture Department's financial management IT shared services to replace its own existing systems, the department announced Tuesday.
The next big thing in agriculture? Drones on farms
Michael Valivullah, CTO at the statistics arm of USDA, explained how farmers will be able to collect information using drones in the near future.
USDA hopes more donors support open data summer camp for teens
Organizers “may have to cancel” if they don’t receive the $30,000 needed to cover the camp’s expenses, USDA Deputy Chief Information Office Joyce Hunter said.