CIO Briefing

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The Management of Change conference aims to help senior federal managers understand commercial developments in communications, data management and other areas, and how new technologies could be applied to improve citizen services, national security and a host of other federal missions.

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Video: Stephen Buckner, director of the Census Bureau's Center for New Media and Promotions

June 5, 2012 Stephen Buckner, director of the United States Census Bureau’s Center for New Media and Promotions, tells Nextgov how the his agency is using mobile, where the next generation of demographic apps will come from and what the 2020 census might look like.

Video: Jenn Gustetic, NASA’s Prizes and Challenges Program Executive

June 5, 2012 Jenn Gustetic , NASA’s Prizes and Challenges Program Executive, tells Nextgov how you know when a prize competition is the right way to tackle a government problem and how to measure success.

Video: Adrian Gardner, Chief Information Officer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

June 4, 2012 Mobile technologies could help federal agencies avoid significant infrastructure costs and save money -- an appealing prospect in these fiscally constrained times. But NASA is implementing a “fly before you buy” approach to evaluating vendor’s claims, says Adrian Gardner, CIO at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

Census to launch API for demographic, economic app builders next month

June 4, 2012 The bureau also is working on a few apps of its own.

Video: Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives CIO Rick Holgate

June 4, 2012 Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives Chief Information Officer Rick Holgate tells Nextgov when ‘bring your own device’ makes sense, when it doesn’t and how his agency is tackling web reform.

Video: Defense Chief Architect and Chief Technology Officer Dennis Wisnosky

June 4, 2012 Dennis Wisnosky says the Pentagon is working to aid warfighters via technology.

Video: NOAA CIO Joe Klimavicz

June 4, 2012 Joe Klimavicz, CIO at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration, says challenges in moving to the cloud range from managing sensitive data to changing the skill sets of federal IT workers.

Agencies grapple with real-world cloud challenges

June 4, 2012 Hurdles range from security to workforce issues, top federal IT officials say.