Federal CIO council to form new 'innovation' committee

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The federal Chief Information Officers council is creating an innovation committee that will identify and analyze cutting-edge technology, according to agency officials.

Kevin Cox, assistant director for Information Security Technologies at the Justice Department, said at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit in Washington Tuesday that the committee would look ahead 18 months to three years and identify potential uses and problems associated with the technology being developed, including mobile devices.

“They have proposed the development of an innovation committee that, in addition to mobility, will take a look at a lot of new technologies coming down the pipe,” Cox said.

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