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At PdF11, Vivek Kundra Reiterates Open Government Cost Savings, Importance of the Cloud

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, June 7 2011

The federal government should continue its move to cloud computing and hosting services, for cost savings and to avoid a reliance on outdated infrastructure, U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said earlier this ... Read More

New e-Gov Deputy CIO for U.S.

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 2 2011

The U.S. gets a new deputy CIO doing electronic government work, reports Chris Dorobek. Meet Lisa Schlosser. Read More

Kundra's Choice: FedSpace R.I.P., Data.gov Soldiers On

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 24 2011

After Congress shrunk funding for the Electronic Government Fund as part of the recent budget debate, the waiting game has been on seeing what federal technology projects U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra would decide to cut, ... Read More

Kundra Closes Down Data Centers, Calls for More Cloud

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 28 2011

Photo credit: NASA Not only are the U.S. data centers the federal government owns wasted -- just 7% of the server space housed within them actually gets used -- but they're security threats: with 2,000 of them dotted ... Read More

White House Open Sources "IT Dashboard" Code

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 4 2011

Whether or not there will be real funds behind the Obama administration's open government projects in the next federal budget is still an open question, but one project, at least, seems as if it will live on either way. ... Read More

Quote of the Day: Obama's Anti-Inertia Trio

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 20 2010

This trio -- who I nicknamed the ‘McKinsey guys’ -- are the anti-inertia. They’re about making things happen. Read More

Shiny New Federal IT Dashboard Debuts

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 14 2010

Vivek Kundra, U.S. CIO, unveiled a revamped federal IT Dashboard tody. Read More