Tag Archives: Jeffrey Zients

Top 50 Government CIOs Announced

U.S. Cyber Command and NSA head Keith B. Alexander and White House cyber coordinator Howard A. Schmidt have been chosen among the top 50 government CIOs on InformationWeek Government’s compilation of technology leaders across federal, state and local agencies. But what exactly makes a top government CIO? Although there is …

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OMB contracting cuts: Answer to government waste?

Norm Augustine once said that a bureaucracy’s idea of moving out is to hit the ground sitting. Not this time. In what OMB Deputy Director of Management Jeff Zients is calling a “very fast start,” federal agencies are nearly halfway through reaching a two-year goal set by President Obama back …

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Aneesh Chopra named Federal CTO

Aneesh Chopra has been named the nation’s first chief technology officer. The news was announced Saturday during President Obama’s weekly address. As federal CTO, Chopra will work alongside Jeffrey Zients, the new chief performance officer, and Federal CIO Vivek Kundra, who’s responsible for setting technology policy across the government. Since …

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