Posts Tagged: Spires

Richard Spires: CIOs Need More Infrastructure, Business System Control

Lawmakers need to draft a stronger information technology procurement reform legislation that gives agency chief information officers greater control of the infrastructure and business systems, former DHS CIO Richard Spires writes in a column for FCW. He noted that the Obama administration’s HealthCare.gov website woes have thrust the business of buying and managing IT to… Read more »

DHS CIO Richard Spires Exits – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The drumbeat of low morale, budget cuts and pay freezes portray a dark vision of federal workers and the federal space itself. But in reality there is excellence brewing at every agency. The Partnership for Public Service highlights some of those great stories in their annual Service to America Medals. Click… Read more »

DHS CIO takes a leave of absence – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: If you’ve ever had the privilege to visit Arlington National Cemetery you know the grounds are vast. In fact there are more than 290,000 soldiers buried throughout the 624 acres of hallowed ground. The terrain can make it difficult for families to locate the headstone of their loved ones. So Arlington… Read more »

The best of ELC 2010

I just got back from the ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va. last night. Those of you who attended will likely agree that it was a whirlwind, thirty-some hours of great information and discussion. While at the conference, Editor Dave Perera and I had the opportunity to cover sessions and sit down with government… Read more »