Posts By Michael Hackmer

Another Congressional Shutdown? Haven’t We Seen This Movie Before?

If Congress was a movie, a Broadway performance, or a pop culture event that warranted a critique with a sword-like tongue and humorous prose, the opening sentence of a review might read something like this: “Only on Capitol Hill does the same, tiring sequelization of ineptitude and grandstanding pass itself off as competent governance.” Or…Read… Read more »

Report: Vivek Kundra To Leave White House In August

According to a report in POLITICO this morning, Vivek Kundra, the first official Federal CIO and principle architect of the government’s technology strategy, is expected to leave the White House in August. Considered by many as an innovative leader who has pushed government agencies towards cloud computing / virtualization, creating better online experiences for citizensRead… Read more »