Richard Spires

Advice recuperating in IT modernization efforts post-shutdown

Advice recuperating in IT modernization efforts post-shutdown

Richard Spires, former CIO at the Department of Homeland Security and CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the impact the...
House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee releases cybersecurity report

House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee releases cybersecurity report

Richard Spires, former chief information officer at the Internal Revenue Service and CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses takeaways from...
Federal CIO Authorization Act introduced on Capitol Hill

Federal CIO Authorization Act introduced on Capitol Hill

Richard Spires, former IRS Chief Information Officer and CEO of Learning Tree International discusses pending legislation to overhaul the role...
GAO Report: Agency CIO actions needed to address challenges

GAO Report: Agency CIO actions needed to address challenges

In this two-part discussion, Tony Scott, former Federal CIO & managing partner at Ridge Lane Limited Partners, and Learning Tree...
Sixth FITARA scorecard released

Sixth FITARA scorecard released

Richard Spires, former Chief Information Officer at the Department of Homeland Security and CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the...
How IT leaders can implement the President’s Management Agenda

How IT leaders can implement the President’s Management Agenda

Richard Spires, former chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security and CEO at Learning Tree International, discusses IT...
FBI considers adopting new cloud computing system

FBI considers adopting new cloud computing system

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the FBI’s request for information from cloud services providers. The request indicates...
Agencies cope with lack of confirmed tech leadership

Agencies cope with lack of confirmed tech leadership

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International and Renee Forney, executive managing director of global cybersecurity management at Equinoxys and...
Government Matters (Full Show) – October 3, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – October 3, 2017

Patricia Cogswell, assistant director of homeland security investigations in the Office of Intelligence at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, discusses...
Office of American Innovation releases IT modernization plan

Office of American Innovation releases IT modernization plan

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International and former chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, offers his...
An enterprise risk management approach to cybersecurity

An enterprise risk management approach to cybersecurity

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the emerging role of enterprise risk management in maintaining the safety of...
Government Matters (Full Show) – August 1, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 1, 2017

Joseph Kirschbaum, director of defense and capabilities management issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the potential impact of IoT...
Common themes in White House’s management agenda

Common themes in White House’s management agenda

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the common themes emerging from the multiple executive orders and policy items...
Reading the tea leaves on cloud migration and optimization

Reading the tea leaves on cloud migration and optimization

Is it time to stop thinking about federal data centers in terms of consolidation, and start thinking about that effort...
Government Matters (Full Show) – April 4, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – April 4, 2017

Government Matters – April 4, 2017 White House aims for innovation overhaul The White House’s Office of American Innovation is...
Impact of federal hiring freeze on national security

Impact of federal hiring freeze on national security

Richard Spires, CEO at Learning Tree International, discusses how CIOs in government can navigate the federal hiring freeze and work...
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 1, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 1, 2017

Employee retention during a federal hiring freeze Jeri Buchholz, former Chief Human Capital Officer at NASA, discusses how agencies can...
Government Matters (Full Show) – December 6, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – December 6, 2016

Jamie McIntyre, senior defense and national security writer for the Washington Examiner, discusses his special report on the impact of...
Impact of transition on federal ITmodernization

Impact of transition on federal ITmodernization

Richard Spires, CEO at Learning Tree International, discusses the future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act, and the impact of...
High impact rating created under FedRAMP

High impact rating created under FedRAMP

Richard Spires, CEO at Learning Tree International and former CIO at both the IRS and Department of Homeland Security, discussed...