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Monthly Archives: December 2011

DOI’s IT Transformation Hits the One Year Mark

One year ago, Secretary Salazar signed Secretarial Order #3309 officially kicking off DOI’s IT Transformation.  Throughout our progress, the Secretary’s goal for this important effort remains the same – “transform DOI’s IT into an agile, reliable, and cost effective service …

DOT: Leading the IPv6 Initiative

As access to the Internet increases over time, the number of available Internet addresses slowly decreases. The current standard internet protocol (IPv4) was established at the creation of the Internet and provided the capacity for more than four billion Internet …

OMB Releases FedRAMP Policy Memo

OMB Releases FedRAMP Policy Memo Currently the Federal government suffers from duplicative, inconsistent, time consuming, costly, and inefficient cloud security risk management approaches. There is little incentive to leverage existing Authorizations to Operate (ATOs) among agencies, with many preferring to …

A Year of Change in Federal IT

As technologists in the private sector know, when money is tight, it’s often technology that enables us to do more with less. In a lean fiscal environment, organizations look for ways to take existing resources and use the latest advances …


On December 16th, 2011, United States Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel spoke at an ACT-IAC event.  Watch the event here and download the presentation here.