Meet the CIOs: NSF
- March 1, 1997
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NSF: Linda Massaro
LINDA P. MASSARO
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd. #305
Arlington, VA 22230
1996-Present: NSF director of information and resource management
1994-96: Deputy assistant secretary for personnel, State Department
1987-94: Deputy administrator for management, USDA
1980-87: Deputy branch chief, Marine Corps headquarters
IT Budget (fiscal years):
1996: $10.8 million
1997: $10.8 million
1998: $10.8 million
- FastLane - using World Wide Web-based systems to streamline interactions with research and educational communities.
- Client-Server Migration - reengineering processes so that systems can be moved off mainframes and imaging technologies can be employed.
- Communications Upgrade - moving Internet connection to T3 services and migrating internal network from Ethernet to a mixture of Fast Ethernet and Asynchronous Transfer Mode.
"To take advantage of new technologies at an appropriate time to improve current processes."
"NSF has always had capital planning and investment management for all major IT investments. IT has always been a leader in the use of performance measurement. Our FastLane project is one of the 54 original Government Performance and Results Act projects."
"The chief information officer has historically been an integral part of the management and operation of NSF and is a member of the agency's Director's Policy Group."