State Department CIO on conquering shadow IT

“Keith Jones, the State Department’s CIO, said he’s creating a standard platform for DevSecOps and giving the mission areas the tools and skills to develop applications and address the ‘shadow IT’ challenge nearly every CIO faces.

‘One of the priorities that I’ve been talking about since I’ve started in January is customer centricity. The idea of getting everyone into this multi-cloud platform where they’re able to develop applications that benefit the post,’ Jones said. ‘That way, you don’t have to worry about your authority to operates getting out of control, and it provides them the flexibility to address the unique requirements, because each post, each embassy are all doing something different.’…” Read the full article here.

Source: FDIC, State finding novel approaches to bring new technology to users – By Jason Miller, September 14, 2021. Federal News Network.


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