John Foley is the Editor of InformationWeek Government and started his career as a tech journalist inside the Washington beltway, covering the breakup of AT&T and the deregulation of the telecom industry. He’s held a variety of writing and editing positions with InformationWeek, including serving as the magazine’s Editor. His beat areas have included open systems, databases, business intelligence, and Microsoft, and he now leads InformationWeek’s expanded editorial coverage of technology implementation and strategy in federal, state, and local government.
Tech leaders from a dozen federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Agency, and the Defense Information Systems Agency, gave updates on their cloud initiatives at InformationWeek Government’s GovCloud 2012 Conference on Oct. 17 in Washington, D.C. We covered a lot of ground during the day-long event, but one theme dominated the discussion: how to implement cloud computing in innovative new ways and save money. Continue Reading →
Many of the federal government’s top IT decision makers, including Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel and Federal CTO Todd Park, came together at InformationWeek’s Government IT Leadership Forum on May 3 in Washington. We covered a lot of ground during the day-long event, but one theme dominated the discussion: how to do more with less. Continue Reading →
A team of InformationWeek editors has just returned from Washington DC, where we hosted InformationWeek Government’s second annual Government IT Leadership Forum, and I wanted to share a few highlights from this unique event and an exciting meeting that was held the day before. The Gov IT Leadership Forum took place on Thursday, May 5. [...] Continue Reading →