Richard McKinney

Transportation Department hires new CIO


Vicki Hildebrand has joined the department as CIO.

FITARA law is failing to give IT chiefs the power of the purse, insiders say


“The department CIO really has nothing other than the bully pulpit,” former HHS CIO Frank Baitman told FedScoop.

Exit interview: Former Transportation CIO says team has network improvement plan


The Transportation Department may be without a new chief information officer for now, but its former IT leader says he left behind a plan to continue to make changes to the department's network architecture.

New framework could save $5.8B in federal IT spending


Federal CIOs are trying to better make and explain business decisions on IT spending, and the Technology Business Management Council Thursday announced a set of tools to help them do just that.

DOT CIO Richard McKinney on federal IT modernization


Sponsored video: The Transportation CIO discusses ways to accelerate IT modernization in government as part of the IT Modernization Heroes series, sponsored by Dell and Intel.

People are the biggest cyber challenge — officials


The key to preventing another catastrophic federal systems breach is greater commitment to cybersecurity from the people who comprise those organizations, bottom to top, IT officials said Tuesday.