Posts Tagged: 25

New Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel’s Agenda: Implications for the Future of Federal IT

Is the new federal chief information officer, Steven VanRoekel, markedly different from his predecessor, Vivek Kundra? How will Kundra’s ambitious IT agenda fare under the leadership of a new CIO? How will VanRoekel’s leadership change the future of federal information technology, and the way the U.S. government works? Find out more in this issue brief… Read more »

What is the most BORING city in the United States?

There’s always a lot of media attention given to communities where exciting things are happening (Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, etc.) But you don’t hear much about cities that are incredibly boring. You know, real snoozers. Where it seems like nothing happens and nothing ever changes. Maybe you live there. Maybe you’ve just driven through… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Data Center Decisions

By Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/mGXXwB As part of its data center decimation initiative, OMB lopped 137 off the server-farm census last week. There are many hard questions and decisions on the road ahead for the Federal data center community… Did OMB’s cuts take the total population from 2094 to 1957? Were these soft targets – word… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Horse Built By Subcommittee?

By Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/e21yZ5 I’m a simple fellow. I’m easily confused. I’m easily distracted. When I read OMB’s 25-Point Plan to fix Fed IT my head hurt. 25 points. All with associated deadlines. The Almighty himself only had 10 – and no deadlines. Honor Thy Father and Mother – in six months. You Shall Not… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – The AP Top 25 NCAA Football Teams and Week 1 Picks

Welcome to the Hokie Guru’s Preview of the Associated Press (AP) Top 25 College Football Teams and Week week 1 picks (the season begins August 28). Ladies and gentlemen, it’s cupcake week. By cupcake, we mean the majority of the top 25 teams schedule “a very winnable game.” Sure, we have a few ranked matchups,… Read more »