Canadian Digital Service Welcomes New CEO

The Treasury Board Secretariat is pleased to announce that Aaron Snow will be joining the organization as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Canadian Digital Service (CDS) in early April. As CEO of CDS, he will be responsible for fundamentally improving federal digital service delivery across the Government of Canada, with partner departments.

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Katie Easton
It’s Tourney Time — for Hiring

“The résumé is such a weird tool,” said Jason Shen, founder of Headlight, a performance hiring platform developer based in New York. “It’s a biographical sketch, and the information is hard to verify.”

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Katie Easton
Meet the 7 Leaders Who Will be Steering Modernization Dollars

While Federal CIO Suzette Kent is brand new to government, many of the federal officials picked for the board have been highlighted as modernization leaders or have positions located at the nexus of federal technology, modernization and procurement, such as Charles Worthington, CTO for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Katie Easton
Building a Tech-savvy Talent Pipeline

Nick Sinai connected the co-founders with Jeff Meisel, Chief Marketing Officer of the Census Bureau, and they began crafting the fellowship as a fully funded model that would provide housing, travel, and stipends, as well as enrichment activities and challenging projects for a student cohort.

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Katie Easton
How Government Data is at Risk

Denice Ross, a former Presidential Innovation Fellow who is now a Public Interest Technology Fellow at the nonprofit New America, said the current danger surrounding open data is "that it's not an active priority."

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Katie Easton