CIO Council - Chief Information Officers Council - Beta

Fed IT Updates

Rob Klopp
April 14, 2017
Part 10: Modernizing with a Buy or a Build

Rob Klopp, Chief Information Officer, Social Security Administration

This is the ninth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here, part 5 here, part 6 here, …

Rob Klopp
March 27, 2017
Modernizing Federal IT: Part 9 – Modernization Begets Modernization

Rob Klopp, Chief Information Officer, Social Security Administration

This is the ninth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here, part 5 here, part 6 here, …

Margie Graves
March 06, 2017
New CIO Council Report on Developer Platforms and Common APIs and Services

Margie Graves, Acting Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget

The CIO Council has released a report, Developer Platforms: Shared Services for Common Developer-Focused APIs and Services, developed by an interagency collaboration that seeks to identify and share best practices for Federal departments and agencies on how to internally leverage …

Frontis B. Wiggins III
February 24, 2017
Let’s Talk FITARA

Frontis B. Wiggins III, Chief Information Officer, Department of State

This blog entry by Department of State CIO Frontis Wiggins, was originally published on December 9th, 2016 on LinkedIn.  Earlier this week, I testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology about the Department of State’s …

Jason Gray
February 07, 2017
Implementing FITARA Together

Jason Gray, Chief Information Officer, Department of Education

The Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) has provided the visibility that I need to do my job. Notably, as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Education, it gives me voting and veto rights on the review …

CIO Council
January 19, 2017
CIO Council Releases State of Federal IT Report

CIO Council

Over the past six months, the Federal CIO Council (CIOC), in partnership with GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy, worked to author a report that would provide an understanding of where Federal IT is and how to continue to improve on …

CIO Council
January 19, 2017
Automatic HTTPS Enforcement for New Executive Branch .gov Domains

CIO Council

By: Marina Fox and Eric Mill, GSA   HTTPS is a necessary baseline for security on the modern web. Non-secure HTTP connections lack integrity protection, and can be used to attack citizens, foreign nationals, and government staff. HTTPS provides increased …

Rob Klopp
January 09, 2017
Modernizing Federal IT Part 8: The Proof is in the Pudding, Disability Case Processing System 2 (DCPS2) goes Live

Rob Klopp, Chief Information Officer, Social Security Administration

This is the eighth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here, part 5 here, part 6 here, …