CIOs from across the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shared their insights on recent IT initiatives, cyber security and other issues at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference in Washington, DC. Panelists included Charles Armstrong, Assistant Commissioner and CIO, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP); Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment (ISE); Stephen Rice, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Information Technology, Transportation Security Administration (TSA); Adrian Gardner, CIO, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Joseph Klimavicz, CIO, Department of Justice (DOJ) and Luke McCormack, CIO, DHS.
On Wednesday April 1st, FCW will present the ModernGov Summit, a focused, interactive one day conference for “Strategies for Leading Agency IT Transformation.” Hosted at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., the summit offers a one-day professional networking and educational opportunity for public sector IT professionals seeking direction and insight into the ever-changing and evolving IT landscape. As IT continues to transform current infrastructure in order to better support their agency’s mission, it is paramount that the community share best practices and lessons learned in determining the most efficient path to updating legacy systems and integrating them with modern applications.
Last month, Software AG Government Solutions’ Chris Steel shared with readers of Information Week five practical tips to help government IT leaders drive modernization projects in the new year.