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DorobekInsider: Most read items for the first week of June

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I’ll try to be in the habit of doing this at the beginning of each week.

The most read items on for the first week of June:

  1. Kundra clears up the ‘go around the CIO’ controversy
  2. DorobekInsider: The new TSA CIO — Emma Garrison-Alexander
  3. DorobekInsider: Management of Change panel: The changing role of the CIO – the liner notes
  4. The DorobekInsider reader: Obama cyber policy review
  5. DorobekInsider: How do you build a better Web site? One member of Congress tries crowdsourcing
  6. DorobekInsider: Now with comments!
  7. DorobekInsider: ConnellyWorks scores a coup hiring ACT/IAC’s Kelly Olson
  8. DorobekInsider: Most read items for May
  9. DorobekInsider: Management of Change panel: The Chancing role of the CIO – the liner notes
  10. DorobekInsider: Former GSAer John C. Johnson wins ACT/IAC’s 2009 Franke award
  11. Martha Johnson to be nominated as GSA administrator soon — maybe today (By way of an update: We’re hearing that the Senate could take up the Johnson nomination on Monday — and everybody expects her to get confirmed easily.)
  12. DorobekInsider: June’s Federal News Radio Book Club book — Fired Up or Burned Out
  13. DorobekInsider: 1105 Media cuts pay 20 percent — temporarily
  14. DorobekInsider: Congratulations on the wedding of Bob Suda and Joanne Connelly
  15. DorobekInsider: GSA’s O’Hare to replace Johnson as ITS Assistant Commissioner
  16. DorobekInsider: Dee Lee to join the Professional Services Council
  17. Steve Ressler — GovLoop’s 10K man… and counting
  18. DorobekInsider: Twitter #followfriday — the @fednewsradio edition

The most-read items Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris for the first week of June:

  1. Your TSP: Big changes coming
  2. Reaction: FEMA to stay under DHS
  3. TSP changes coming soon
  4. What will WHTI do?
  5. Federal CIO Kundra’s new approach to IT oversight
  6. WFED talks with federal CTO Aneesh Chopra
  7. Dashboards: coming soon to an agency near you?
  8. New Web site Socrata aggregates public data for you
  9. Making Web 2.0 and records management work together
  10. DIA issues billion dollar tech services contract
  11. E-Verify delayed for a fourth time?
  12. No More FERS Flu?
  13. Cybersecurity analysis: Randy Sabett
  14. W3C starts e-gov interest group
  15. Examining FAA’s personnel system
  16. An explanation of those buzz words: ‘business intelligence’
  17. Ask the CIO preview: USAID
  18. No COLA for federal retirees?
  19. The MAX Federal Community from industry’s perspective
  20. How did the TSP do in May?
  21. SSA’s VoIP System
  22. ‘From Brain Drain to Brain Gain’: DD talks with the author
  23. Partnership for Public Service promotes onboarding
  24. 24th Annual Federal Outlook Conference preview
  25. Using Web 2.0 to educate federal employees

A few anchor favorites from the past week:

CJD favorite items of the week…

Dashboards: coming soon to an agency near you?
Given that Obama CIO Vivek Kundra is creating a “dashboard” to track federal IT systems, we had a fascinating discussion about dashboards — what are they, how they can be used, and how difficult it is to implement them.

VA official on privacy and IT security
This is based on report by the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB), which makes recommendations on information security and privacy. The report, which you can read here (Scribd Flash version or PDF version), had a number of interesting recommendations including the creation of both a government chief privacy officer and agency chief privacy officers. It also recommends a re-examination of the Privacy Act of 1975, given that a few things have changed since 1975. The chairman of the privacy advisory board, Dan Chenok, senior vice president at Pragmatics and chairman of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board was on the Federal Drive. Hear that here… Earlier on the Daily Debrief, we spoke to Ari Schwartz, vice president and chief Ari Schwartz is Vice President and COO of the Center for Democracy and Technology. Hear that here. But I also thought it was important to get insights from a government person on the panel, and Jaren Doherty, the associate deputy assistant secretary for cyber-security at the Department of Veterans Affairs, was one of the government members of the board. Hear that conversation here.

Two last items…

WFED talks with federal CTO Aneesh Chopra

Virtual World Technology: coming soon to an agency near you?

Written by cdorobek

June 7, 2009 at 6:47 PM