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Gen. Gregory Touhill
November 16, 2016
My Priorities as the First U.S. Chief Information Security Officer

Gen. Gregory Touhill, Former U.S. Chief Information Security Officer, Office of Management and Budget

As the first U.S. Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), I am honored to be a part of a dynamic community across government working to improve our country’s cybersecurity posture. Throughout my  career in military and federal service, and a few …

Rob Klopp
November 07, 2016
Modernizing Federal IT Part 6: Agility and Evolving a Minimal Viable Product

Rob Klopp, Chief Information Officer, Social Security Administration

  This post is sort of about IT Modernization, but mostly about a part of Agile software development; and Agile is critical to IT modernization. Here we will consider the concept of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), one of the …

CIO Council Operations
November 04, 2016
Why I’m Joining the Technology Transformation Service

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This blog entry by Rob Cook, Commissioner of the Technology Transformation Service, was originally published on October 31st, 2016 on the GSA blog.    Some of my friends have asked what could possibly have gotten me to leave the life I …

Tony Scott
November 04, 2016
Laying the Foundation for a More Secure, Modern Government

Tony Scott, Former U.S. Chief Information Officer, Office of Management & Budget

This blog entry by the Federal CIO, Tony Scott, was originally published on October 27th, 2016 on the White House blog.  America’s spirit of ingenuity and entrepreneurship created the world’s most innovative economy and keeps us dominant in today’s digital …

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October 20, 2016
Building a Data Center Community of Practice

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This blog entry by the Dan Pomeroy, Director, DCOI Managing Partner PMO, was originally published on October 19th, 2016 on the GSA blog.  This month over one hundred government data center representatives from around the country participated in the second meeting of the …

Joseph Klimavicz
October 17, 2016
Future Ready Workforce: DOJ’s IT Workforce Strategy

Joseph Klimavicz, Chief Information Officer, Department of Justice

As the Department of Justice (DOJ) Chief Information Officer, I am often asked which new products or technology advancements will support our critical missions of litigation and law enforcement. Although I frequently engage with industry and government agencies about products …

Tony Scott
September 08, 2016
Announcing the First Federal Chief Information Security Officer

Tony Scott, Former U.S. Chief Information Officer, Office of Management & Budget

This blog entry by Tony Scott and J. Michael Daniel was originally published on September 8, 2016 on the White House blog. Gregory Touhill In February, President Obama announced a Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) that takes a series of short-term and …

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August 30, 2016
Sign up for the Technology Industry Day

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This blog entry by the GSA Blog Team was originally published on August 29th, 2016 on the GSA blog. The General Services Administration (GSA) is known for managing federal real estate and leveraging the government’s buying power to get the best …