Basil Parker to be appointed Federal CIO
The White House announced its intent to appoint him days after it was reported Michael Rigas had possibly been filling the position for months.
Michael Rigas claims acting Federal CIO role
The triple-hatted official replaced Suzette Kent back in July, according to his LinkedIn, though OMB did not provide an official start date.
Delayed transition creates IT, cybersecurity risks for Biden team
As GSA continues to obstruct the presidential transition, it prevents Biden's team from taking crucial IT steps, such as registering for a .gov domain name.
Tech leaders send congratulations and policy priorities to Biden
In a letter sent on Monday, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna laid out the policy initiatives the company seeks to collaborate with the incoming administration.
HHS appoints Perryn Ashmore acting CIO, CDO
Ashmore will pick up where José Arrieta, who resigned to spend more time with his kids, left off with major initiatives like HHS Protect.
Laura Stanton named assistant commissioner of the IT Category at GSA
She's held the role in an acting capacity since June 8. Bill Zielinski previously was in charge of the IT Category office.
Grant Schneider steps down as federal CISO, heads to private sector
A nearly three-decade career in federal IT comes to a close.
HHS CIO Arrieta resigns mid-pandemic
José Arrieta oversaw the launch of HHS Protect, the system informing White House coronavirus decisions, but health experts protested the sidelining of the CDC.
U.S. CTO Kratsios gets second job as Pentagon CTO
He oversaw the launch of the American AI Initiative, National Quantum Coordination Office and COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.
Tech leaders Cheriyan, DeLuca depart GSA
Anil Cheriyan and Bob DeLuca oversaw the expansion of the Centers of Excellence program, but now they're leaving the General Services Administration.