TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Robin Lineberger of Deloitte and Casey Coleman of Unisys (NYSE: UIS) have led a study by the Professional Services Council on the various roles of federal chief technology officers as they work to drive innovation at agencies, Executive Gov reported Wednesday.
PSC said Tuesday Lineberger and Coleman, who serve as co-chairs of the organization, worked to categorize CTO responsibilities and pushed for the creation of a federal CTO council and relevant legislation to empower them as agents of innovation.
“With the right job description and organizational placement, the CTO position can be leveraged as the change agent to bring innovation and new technologies into government, ” said Lineberger, a principal at Deloitte and its lead client service partner for aerospace and defense.
“If we expect agencies to adapt to the rapid pace of technological change, CTOs will have to be in the vanguard of delivering new solutions and approaches, ” added Coleman, group vice president for federal civilian agencies at Unisys.
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