Tech

FITARA’s Role in IT Management

FITARA compliance can help avoid negative situations by ensuring that agencies have a clear view of what software is being used. Visibility into the software environment allows CIOs and administrators to ensure that employees have the software they need, and that the agency is not paying for software that is not being used.

Former Federal CIO Tony Scott Talks MGT Act, Career Lessons

This Q&A is part of a new GovLoop series called “CIO Conversations.” Throughout 2018 we’ll feature conversational interviews twice a month with current and former federal, state and local chief information officers to get to know the people behind the titles. You’ll learn about the perks and challenges of their job, how they ended up... Read more »

Using GIS to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real... Read more »

DorobekINSIDER: Veteran federal CIO Kirit Amin to retire

Kirit Amin, one of the seasoned guard of federal government technology executives and currently the chief information officer at the International Trade Commission, will retire for government, he confirmed to the DorobekINSIDER. He will be stepping down at the end of the year. The departure is the latest to a growing list of CIOs who... Read more »