Sep 05 2012

46 Federal Technology Experts to Follow on Twitter

Keep your finger on the pulse of all things government technology on Twitter.

Twitter is the best way to follow tech news on the web. If you are interested in government technology, these 46 experts will keep you informed and enterntained. Still want more? Read their blogs here.

UPDATE: We've added 47th federal IT expert, Alex Howard of O'Reilly Media.

Alex Howard @digiphile

Washington Correspondent, @radar, @oreillymedia. Intrigued by societal change, taken with ideas, cooking, the outdoors, books, dogs & media.

Nextgov @Nextgov

News and views on the world of federal IT. Part of Government Executive Media Group, Atlantic Media Curated by @hellofairchild @joseph_marks_ & @rjgianfortune

Andy Blumenthal @totalcio

Division Chief, U.S. Department of State

Telework Exchange @TeleworkXchange

SIGNAL Magazine @signalmag

Covering C4ISR, information security, intel, R&D, electronics, and homeland security. From the editors of SIGNAL Magazine via Helen Mosher, New Media Editor

MeriTalk @MeriTalk

MeriTalk, The Government IT Network

Scott Lowe @scott_lowe

An IT pro specializing in virtualization, storage, servers, networking, and Macs; currently working for EMC Corporation (all tweets are my own)


GOVERNING covers the states and localities. Tweeting news, links and questions on state and local policy. RTs are not endorsements.

Declan McCullagh @declanm

Correspondent, CNET; contributor,; programmer; pilot

Open Government @OpenGov

Official Twitter account of the White House Open Government Initiative

The White House @whitehouse

Official WH twitter account. Comments & messages received through official WH pages are subject to the PRA and may be archived. Learn more

Kathleen Turco @KTTurco

Associate Administrator Office of Government-wide Policy General Services Administration


Ensuring excellence in governmentwide policy!


The official Twitter page of the US Federal Communications Commission


News from NASA. We typically post in Eastern Time (ET). To convert to UT/GMT, add 5 hours (4 hours during Daylight Saving Time).

Dan Lohrmann @govcso

Michigan CSO, author, blogger, PCIO columnist, international speaker on technology, security and Internet integrity. @shareandprotect

Fed gov office for national security through responsible information sharing

IJIS Institute @ijisinstitute

Mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety and homeland security

Hitachi Data Systems @HDScorp

Transforming the data center.


ONC's mission is to improve health and health care for all Americans through use of information technology.

greg schulz @storageio

Independent IT Advisor, Blogger, Consultant and Author


Are you a federal, state, or local agency looking for technology or telecommunications? Welcome to the General Services Administration's shop for your IT needs!

Steve Ressler @govloop

Social Network Connecting Gov't Community Passionate about public service innovation

IT Business Edge @ITBusinessEdge

Your Technology Intelligence Agent

Government Health IT @GovHIT

The definitive source for news and information on how government is driving the adoption of IT in healthcare. Updates from Steff Deschenes (^SD) @steff_hfn

AdobeGov @AdobeGov

Updates from Adobe's Government Team related to healthcare and federal, state, & local government.

Governing People @GoverningPeople

The world's best thinkers on promoting smart, efficient, and transparent #government. Join the conversation!

Eric Chabrow @GovInfoSecurity

Eric Chabrow is executive editor of

ZDNet @ZDNet

Where technology meets business. The best in information technology, hardware, management, security, gadgets, government and tech industry issues.

FederalComputerWeek @FCWnow

Federal Computer Week is the meeting place for government information specialists, technology professionals and strategic decision makers.

Energy Department @ENERGY

Building the new clean energy economy. Reducing nuclear dangers & environmental risks. Expanding the frontiers of knowledge via innovative scientific research.

cdorobek @cdorobek

Founder, publisher and editor of the (@dorobekinsider) - covering the biz of government

datacenterE @datacenter

Editor of Data Center Knowledge. All data centers. All the time.

DarkReading @DarkReading

News and information on IT security, helping information security pros manage the balance between data protection and user access.

CTOvision @ctovision

CTO feed from, the blog for the CTO, CIO and other enterprise technologists.

Kevin Jackson @Kevin_Jackson

Cloud Musings author and IT strategist

Aamir Lakhani @aamirlakhani

blogger, tech guy, infosec specialist, secret agent, super hero, and all around good guy.

TCiscoGovt @CiscoGovt

Updates and conversations from a team of Cisco employees dedicated to the success of government agencies globally.

Chris Curran @cbcurran

#CIO advisor: IT strategy, IT transformation, governance, architecture & mobile, cloud computing. Partner w/ PwC focusing on tech innovation. CIO Dashboard blog

CIO Council @ciodotgov

Welcome to the official Twitter account of the U.S. CIO and Federal CIO Councils.

Chuck Hollis @chuckhollis

technologist, marketeer, blogger and musician working for EMC.

Business of Gov't @BusOfGovernment

The IBM Center for The Business of Government

Blue Coat Federal @BlueCoatFed

Leader in Network security and WAN Op for Federal agencies

GovWin @GovWin

GovWin is the combined solution of INPUT and FedSources

caseycoleman @caseycoleman

Career federal exec and IT professional; love cycling and fitness and dog rescue. Texas Aggie.Passionate about IT and its ability to improve our lives and work.

ArmyCIOG6 @ArmyCIOG6

The U.S. Army's Chief Information Officer/G-6. Following or Retweeting does not = endorsement

Gartner @Gartner_inc

Gartner is the leading global provider of independent and objective technology related research and advice.

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