HHS will hire a new chief data officer after all

The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act created a new CDO role that still needs to be filled, according to a department spokesperson.

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USDA’s Francisco Salguero hired as FCC CIO

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

Salguero has been with Agriculture for more than 14 years, rising to the level of department-level deputy CIO in 2017.

CIO John Zangardi leaving DHS

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

John Zangardi joined the Department of Homeland Security as chief information officer in December 2017.

USDA places focus on reskilling after Centers of Excellence modernization

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

A major challenge "that doesn't get discussed is how you prepare your workforce to be able to support this new environment" after modernization, said USDA CIO Gary Washington.

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress gets another year

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

The popular group will now continue its work through the end of the 116th Congress.

TSA pushing airport security innovation in new ways

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

The agency wants "one, seamless airport environment."

Automation hasn’t required high-end hardware in one NOAA office

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

A one-man show overseeing the agency's administrative local area network has automated basic IT processes on a tight budget.

DHS is looking into using blockchain to track raw material imports

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 days ago

The proof of concept will aim to help DHS get more visibility into the import process of timber, diamonds and more.

Big believer in government open source? Help with an open task on code.gov

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 days ago

Why not "help an agency with a code problem that they're having and maybe pick up some new skills"?

More agencies need AI strategies, says Deloitte report

by Dave Nyczepir • 7 days ago

Government boasted the fewest "seasoned" adopters of AI among nine other industries, according to new Deloitte survey findings.

NOAA accelerating cloud migration with $144M BPA

by Dave Nyczepir • 7 days ago

The agency will use the CloudForte IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solution from Unisys, an IT company it's done cloud work with before.

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