GPO names IT leader


Charles Riddle, chief information officer at the Government Printing Office (photo by GPO).

The Government Printing Office has named Charles Riddle its new chief information officer.

Riddle, former chief technology officer at the Agriculture Department’s Food Safety Inspection Service, said he looks forward to ensuring GPO provides Congress, agencies and the public with the latest technological tools.

As CIO, he will oversee IT policies and standards and develop operating budgets for network systems.

GPO’s former CIO, Mike Wash, now oversees IT operations at the National Archives and Records Administration and was credited with launching the Federal Digital System, according to article that ran in the Washington Post. The system allows GPO to receive and publish information from agencies electronically, and  users can then search for it online.



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