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Lessons From A Political CIO (updated)

November 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments · CIO, technology

I have updated my write-up of the lessons I took from my time from 2006-9 as the US Department of Transportation CIO. This was published earlier this week in FedScoop, http://fedscoop.com/lessons-from-a-political-cio-2/. I repeat the update here.

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Some Comments On Presidential Transitions – govloop

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments · government business, technology

Earlier this week I was interviewed by Chris Dorobek about process issues associated with the currently in-process Presidential transition. The interview was published at: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/former-cio-of-dot-speaks-on-the-transition which includes a link to the audio of the interview plus a summary write-up.

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Lessons From a Political CIO by Dan Mintz CIO, Department of Transportation

February 9th, 2011 · 3 Comments · CIO, government business, leadership, technology

This morning in the Washington Post there was a column discussing the regular transition of political appointees, http://views.washingtonpost.com/leadership/fedcoach/2011/02/political-appointee-merry-go-round.html?hpid=smartliving. For those of you are are thinking of becoming a political appointee or wonder about the process, it is worth reading. In December, 2008, I wrote a column about what I learned from personally being a political […]

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