State Department IT leader: Real-time data streaming key to future of diplomacy
Dominic Cussatt says streaming and new cloud platforms are helping staff access data faster than ever before.
Biden nominates Kurt DelBene as chief information officer at VA
The technology leader recently retired from Microsoft, where he led the company’s respone to the COVID-19 crisis.
Telehealth rates won’t fade after pandemic, VA CIO says
Dominic Cussatt says the use of telehealth for veterans’ care, which flourished during the pandemic, will remain widespread at the VA.
Lawmakers push back on VA’s plan to use ‘opaque’ fund for IT modernization
Key members of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs don't want the VA using its Transformational Fund to supplement IT costs.
VA combatting shadow IT by having options ‘readily available’
“You have to give your customers options. If they don't feel like they're getting serviced properly from the central IT function, they'll go find their own way. Because they've got a mission to execute,” said VA's deputy CIO.
VA prioritizes commercial products to modernize services
The VA is taking a "buy first" approach to modernize its legacy systems in order to meet the needs of a new generation of veterans.