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Steven Vanroekel

Obama Administration Requiring Federal Agencies To Provide Mobile Services

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

The Obama administration announced on Wednesday that it is launching a new initiative to provide government services on mobile devices. Within the...

Mobility and Access: Driving Government on the Information Superhighway

Josh Sawislak | Posted 03.31.2012 | DC
Josh Sawislak

The real sea change here is not a federal commitment to cloud computing, telework, or even social media, but rather a realization that the nature of work and government service to its citizens has changed.

Federal CIO VanRoekel's 'Future First' Vision for Government Focuses on Cloud, Open Standards, Modularity, Shared Services

Alexander Howard | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

While no speech is going to simply fix an entrenched issue, articulating principles based upon the need for modularity, interoperability and open standards represents at least a breath of fresh air.

White House Gives CIOs New Roles, Without Authority To Cut IT Waste

Wyatt Kash | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Wyatt Kash

A recent White House memo giving chief information officers at federal agencies greater responsibilities to reduce wasteful technology spending presents the latest example of the how too often in government, responsibility and authority don't always go hand in hand.

Bianca Bosker

Government's New IT Chief Describes His Biggest Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

When he takes office as the second-ever U.S. Chief Information Officer on Friday, Steven VanRoekel will be expected to manage the government's informa...