Darren Ash

Interior Department hires Darren Ash as chief information officer


He started in the top federal IT leadership role on Monday.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission CIO heads to Agriculture agency


Darren Ash, who has worked at the NRC for nine years, will serve as CIO of the Farm Service Agency.

ACT-IAC teams with OMB on FITARA success framework


The Office of Management and Budget is requiring agencies to submit Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act self-assessments by Aug. 15. But before then, a volunteer group led by a pair of current and former federal chief information officers wants to help OMB establish guidelines by which it can evaluate agencies' standings.

IT leaders lobby for broader cyber recruitment


A panel of past and present federal IT leaders argued Thursday for a broader approach to federal cyber recruitment and hiring.

​CIO Council reinvigorates IT workforce discussion


Transportation CIO Richard McKinney and Nuclear Regulatory Commission CIO Darren Ash assumed roles as co-chairs of the committee early last year. In 2015, the two have big plans to for the Workforce Committee, starting with sparking conversation about the current IT workforce with the results of a recent survey.