Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in July 2011
Private sector execs, academics suggest changes like updating laws and setting research priorities, share practical recommendations for CIOs.
Agencies will have to publish their plans online by October 7, according to a new memo by outgoing federal CIO Vivek Kundra.
The long-term plan for federal IT reform has only just begun to be implemented, so Kundra's successor will have to hit the ground running.
Frank Baitman leaves after staff gutted; observers say agency's 9-year experiment with CIO office never resolved line-of-authority problems.
The new federal CIO must focus on execution, not just policy, if the government's IT infrastructure and operations are to improve, says Vivek Kundra.