Bureau of Information Resource Management

State Department head of cloud programs Brian Merrick to leave post


The technology leader departs but will remain in federal government service.

Information security a ‘major management challenge’ at the State Department


Configuration management of products and systems, in particular, had gone unaddressed, prompting OIG to recommend the under secretary for management get involved.

State Department IT investments lack central oversight, IG report finds


The chief information officer doesn't approve all IT purchases, one of several shortcomings that allows duplication.

DevSecOps is fueling agencies’ cloud migrations


The embrace of cloud as an enabler of DevSecOps and cybersecurity more broadly represents an evolution in agencies' approach to the technology.

State Department shifts focus to aligning IT and bureau governance


Now that they've moved to an agile model, bureaus are expected to adopt enterprise technical capabilities or develop new ones they share with ITEC.

State Department to launch IT Acquisitions Office


The new office will establish service contracts agencies can buy technology and services off of and be staffed by 40 to 50 federal employees across four divisions.