Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in June 2011
Alongside other, similar efforts, a new federal working group is aiming to streamline IT acquisition cycles to facilitate the government's move to the cloud.
Commissioner reorganizes IT staff and spreads authority between several offices, counter to White House encouragement to centralize IT leadership.
From a NASA app that keeps you up to date on space news to a Smithsonian app that shows what you'd look like as a caveman, federal agencies have cooked up innovative mobile apps for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry users. Here are 14 of the most popular.
An analysis of Kundra's tenure earns him good grades for transformation--but his peers have split feelings on whether progress lies ahead, or a lack of leadership continuity will mean a stall.
Vivek Kundra will leave the White House for the Ivy League after two years of pushing aggressively for federal IT reform on consolidation, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
Federal agencies are on a 180-day timeline to create tech-heavy plans to overhaul customer service and comply with a White House executive order.
Seven months into the plan to reform federal IT management, seven major agency CIOs gave updates on CIO.gov recently on their progress around key initiatives.
A number of trends are driving the emergence of federal application stores.
The climate and weather agency joins a growing list of its federal government peers moving to cloud-based email and collaboration.
Puppet Master, a space network architecture project, and a next-generation network dubbed Ardent Gunslinger, are among the projects detailed the National Reconnaissance Office's redacted budget documents.