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GeekWire Summit 2014, Part 4: How the US Chief Information Officer Saved Tech in Government

Not so long ago, the US government’s approach to technology was a hot mess. That’s what I learned from Steven VanRoekel at Geekwire Summit 2014, in what might be his last public appearance as U.S. Chief Information Officer. We’ve all...Show More Summary

Creating a management agenda for government

Steven VanRoekel is the acting deputy director of management at the Office of Management and Budget as well as the federal government's chief information officer. He is engaged in technology advancements and crafting the president's second-term management agenda. Show More Summary

Steven VanRoekel: Open Data Is Good for America

Taxpayers paid for these data -- they belong to the public -- so we believe they should be accessible to everyone. And we can't wait to see what new products, services, and companies get created by American entrepreneurs as they innovate using these data as fuel.

Top Government Leaders Explore the New Digital Government Strategy

On May 24th, U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, and a panel of government executives explored the challenges and opportunities associated with the new Digital Government Strategy entitled “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People”. The event was organized by the American...

White House Receives Flood Of Innovation Fellow Applications After Its Disrupt Announcement

2 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Disrupt isn't just a great launch platform for startups. Earlier this week at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, President Obama's senior technology advisor, Todd Park and U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel announced five new federal initiatives to get entrepreneurs and other innovators to work on the White House's new digital road map for open government. Show More Summary

Officials Announce Government Mobile Device Initiative

The U.S. government’s top information and technology officials today announced a mobile device initiative that’s part of an agency-wide modernization effort. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel and Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said the push to make new and useful mobile device services available fits into a digital strategy in which major federal agencies — [...]

How to Get Involved With The White House Digital Road Map

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

President Obama's technology advisors are looking for some "kick ass" fellows to work on the White House's new digital road map for open government. Announced on stage at Disrupt 2012, CTO Todd Park and CIO Steven VanRoekel detailed five new projects, each which will need a team of open government geeks to help move forward. Show More Summary

The 21st Century Gold Rush Announced At Disrupt: Raw Data

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

President Obama has a "high geek quotient" according to his senior technology advisor, Todd Park. Park and U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel announced five major federal initiatives at TechCrunch Disrupt today, along with a call to entrepreneurs to join in a new gold rush of data that will be released in the coming months. Show More Summary

The President’s Tech Gurus Want A Few Good Men And Women At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Next Week

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

The President's technology gurus, US CTO Todd Park and CIO Steven VanRoekel, will be looking for savvy innovators to work with at next week's TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York (tickets here). Park and VanRoekel will be announcing some new technology initiatives at their Disrupt Panel. Show More Summary

President Obama’s Tech Gurus Are Coming To TechCrunch Disrupt

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

We're thrilled to announce that two of President Obama's technology gurus, Todd Park, the US Chief Technology Officer, and Steven VanRoekel, its Chief Innovation Officer, will be joining us on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC. Big Data...Show More Summary

Surreal estate: Steven Van Roekel buys Folger home for $6.9 million

Buyer: Steven VanRoekel Price: $6.9 million Details: In 1935, legendary architect John Russell Pope designed this six-bedroom home in a woodsy Massachusetts Avenue Heights neighborhood for young investment banker John Clifford Folger (later an ambassador to Belgium) and his wife Kathrine. Show More Summary

An Interview with Steven VanRoekel, US CIO

Alex Howard recently interviewed Steven VanRoekel, the current US CIO. Howard notes, “As the nation’s federal CIO, he has inherited a staggering challenge: evolve the nation’s aging IT systems toward a 21st century model of operations. Show More Summary

21st century smarter government is 'data-centric' and 'digital first,' says US CIO

rom adjusting to the needs of an increasingly mobile federal workforce to moving to the cloud to developing a strategy for big data, it's safe to say that federal CIO Steven VanRoekel has a lot on his plate.

EPA Announces “Mobile First” Policy, Plans iOS/Mobile Apps Before Desktop Software

It’s rare to see government agencies at the front of the technology curve, but it’s becoming more common with U.S. federal agencies after U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel declared at CES that 2012 the year of mobile for the federal government. While most agencies have pushed to reevaluate their mobile technology option during the past few months, the [...]Show More Summary

From pipe to platform: The US CIO on the future of open data

Steven VanRoekel: "We have to get out of the data business and into the platform business."

US & India Partner in Push toward Open Government Platform

Steven VanRoekel and Aneesh Chopra recently shared some exciting news about the growing reach of open government initiatives. They wrote, “Last week, President Obama’s unprecedented efforts to advance open and transparent Government reached an important milestone. Show More Summary

America’s CIO Wants to Harness the Power of Apps

  Steven VanRoekel, the new Chief Information Technology Officer for the United States, says smartphones  and apps have raised the bar for citizen expectations of their government. The second person to hold the CIO post, after nearly a decade at Microsoft VanRoekel headed to the FCC. There, he launched Apps.gov and ran a public contest [...]

Inspired By "Facebook Nation," Obama's Chief Disruptor Brings Startup Culture To The Gov't

The President's new Chief Innovation Officer, Steven VanRoekel, says America has become a "Facebook nation" that demands increased transparency and interactivity from the federal government. His solution is to make agencies function like lean startups. Show More Summary

More data centers being consider for closure

The federal government has expanded the pool of data centers eligible for consolidation and now plans to close even more of the facilities than previously designated. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said Thursday the government is no longer limiting its data center count to those centers measuring at least 500 square feet. Show More Summary

Survey Tells New Federal CIO: "No Clear Leader at the Helm"

When former FCC Managing Director Steven VanRoekel prepared to take the helm as America's second Chief Information Officer, he told reporters he believed he could apply the lessons he learned as a senior director for Windows Server at Microsoft to the public sector. Show More Summary

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