• Feds have a new CIO – via VMware, Microsoft, Disney and GM

    February 5th, 2015 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    Feds have a new CIO – via VMware, Microsoft, Disney and GM

    Former colleague of former California CIO Teri Takai from her GM/EDS days I hear… White House names VMWare’s Tony Scott as federal CIO

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    NASA CIO Linda Cureton Retiring; Early Fed Social Media Adopter

    April 3rd, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    NASA CIO Linda Cureton Retiring; Early Fed Social Media Adopter

    Linda Cureton announced that she was leaving her position as NASA CIO last month, and she has written an interesting article entitled: The future of the CIO. An early social media adopter, evangelist and blogger as evidenced here: There’s a lot of discussion about the […]

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    SNAP: Former Fed CIO Labels Big IT Vendors as Cartel-like Obstructionists

    September 2nd, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    SNAP: Former Fed CIO Labels Big IT Vendors as Cartel-like Obstructionists

    Former federal CIO Vivek Kundra didn’t pull any punches this week in his article in the New York Times taking large IT vendors to task for their “cartel” like obstruction to real cost savings and efficiencies in the fed’s $80 billion annual investment in technology: […]

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    Federal CIO’s to have greater authority

    August 11th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    Federal CIO’s to have greater authority

    According to a Bloomberg story yesterday: Federal chief information officers will have greater authority to review technology investments, eliminate redundant programs, hire managers to oversee projects and implement security programs for agency networks, according to an Aug. 8 White House memo. The new responsibilities will […]

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    Are government CIO’s becoming an endangered species

    August 10th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Are government CIO’s becoming an endangered species

    TechLeader.TV friend and the former U.S. Commerce CIO Alan Balutis writes a provocative column in Federal Computer Week recently entitled:  CIO: Really, sincerely dead? His observations should have real resonance for state & local government CIO’s as well. A few highlights: CIOs “are ill-defined positions […]

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    Former Microsoft Exec Named as new Federal CIO

    August 5th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , ,
    Former Microsoft Exec Named as new Federal CIO

    Early rumors about President Obama’s appointment of a Microsoft executive to replace Vivek Kundra as the federal Chief Information Officer caused quite the titillation here in Sacramento last week. The state and vendor IT community here had speculated that one of our own, former Chief […]

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    Who will replace Vivek Kundra as Federal CIO? Several top state & local candidates. Is Teri Takai among them?

    June 24th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    Who will replace Vivek Kundra as Federal CIO? Several top state & local candidates. Is Teri Takai among them?

    With Kundra announcing his departure to Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government next month, speculation has begun about his successor. Here’s a rumor from Federal Computer Week about possible top candidates

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