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Joseph Marks

Senior Correspondent Joseph Marks covers cybersecurity for Nextgov. He previously covered cybersecurity for Politico, intellectual property for Bloomberg BNA and federal litigation for Law360. He covered government technology for Nextgov during an earlier stint at the publication and began his career at Midwestern newspapers covering everything under the sun. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a master’s in international affairs from Georgetown University.
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Shared services and 'bring your own device' policies top mobile dialogue

January 17, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Easy sharing, flexibility and common standards should be three major pillars of federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel's forthcoming mobile roadmap, according to an online dialogue among federal workers and the public. The 10-day dialogue, which closes Friday, is aimed at helping officials flesh out the bare-bones mobile strategy that...

Kundra Joins Cloud Provider Salesforce.com

January 16, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Former federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra is the new executive vice president of emerging markets at Salesforce.com, the cloud provider and government contractor announced Monday. Kundra, who was the nation's first official CIO, left government in August to take a fellowship at Harvard University. While in office, Kundra bemoaned...

White House hopes new website will help create jobs

January 13, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Obama administration is building a new online presence to empower job creators with the information -- and financing -- they need to reverse the nation's unemployment figures. Business.USA.gov will be aimed at simplifying the ocean of economic-related information floating throughout the dot-gov domain, administration officials said Friday. With unemployment...

VanRoekel: Mobile roadmap will focus on streamlining acquisitions

January 13, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow A cross-government team already has put together the rough draft of a government mobile roadmap that will streamline how agencies buy smartphones and tablets and how they use those devices to accomplish internal goals and communicate with the public, federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said at a luncheon Friday....

White House hopes new website will help create jobs

January 13, 2012 The Obama administration is building a new online presence to empower job creators with the information -- and financing -- they need to reverse the nation's unemployment figures. Read the whole story at Nextgov.com.

Federal CIO launches mobile roadmap

January 11, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow White House photo Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel launched an interactive dialogue on government mobile policy on Wednesday that he said would be the first step toward a governmentwide mobile roadmap due out in March. That roadmap, VanRoekel said, will address a range of issues from ways the government...

Interior to rebid cloud contract after yearlong legal squabble

January 11, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Interior Department plans to reopen bidding on a contract to move its 88,000 email users to a single cloud-based system, according to a presolicitation notice posted Monday, four months after the department agreed to toss a 2010 award for that transition to Microsoft Corp. The department withdrew the original...

Interior to rebid cloud contract after yearlong legal squabble

January 11, 2012 The Interior Department plans to reopen bidding on a contract to move its 88,000 email users to a single cloud-based system, according to a presolicitation notice posted Monday, four months after the department agreed to toss a 2010 award for that transition to Microsoft Corp. Read the whole story at...

Dot-Gov Reform

January 11, 2012 Around the time he took office as the nation's 28th president in 1913, Woodrow Wilson wrote that "government ought to be all outside and no inside." That simple binary made sense 99 years ago. At the time, the results of government studies, executive orders and meeting notes were either available...

ICANN CEO: Cities, States Eager for New Top-Level Domains

January 10, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Some of the greatest interest in the slate of new top-level Internet domain names set to be opened up Thursday has come from governments, the chief executive of the non-profit body that will oversee those new domains said. In some cases national governments are interested in new top-level domains that,...

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