Management


Rising Star 2013

Emily 'Millie' Maksymiuk

This self-taught proposal manager has led teams whose winning proposals have resulted in nearly $16 million in contracts for GovSmart.

Bryan Sivak

Sivak: It's about 'changing the way we do things'

In the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program, HHS matches project teams with outside tech experts to work for a year on innovative projects.

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Preparing for the future of federal IT

Agency leaders must proactively invest time, energy and resources to shape the future rather than reactively wait for change to happen.

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Gumming up government, but only for a while

A GAO report says shutdowns throw a monkey wrench into the gears of government, but any long-term impact appears minimal.

For Army cyber, it's on-the-job training

Army Cyber Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Harris says the Army is learning as it goes along in the uncharted terrain of cybersecurity.

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Agencies might need to rethink telework security

A rash of breaches that some fear could be tied to VPN connections is raising concerns about the security of federal telework programs.

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Immigration order means big lift for CIS, ICE

An information-sharing program is being overhauled, and agencies will have to find funding to deal with a massive influx of applications.

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GSA works on CAP

"With IT, we will never be done categorizing," said Kevin Youel Page of the Federal Acquisition Service.

Dan Tangherlini

Tangherlini: 'On the technology front, we're just getting going'

GSA's administrator talks with FCW about short-term hiring, long-term planning and Robert Frost.

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NIST, NARA move to secure federal data on outside systems

New draft guidelines would apply to sensitive but unclassified data on contractors' IT systems and other nonfederal networks.

CTO Todd Park

One man's 'detailed knowledge'...

Former CTO Todd Park told a House subcommittee that he didn't manage HealthCare.gov before its ill-fated launch.

Stephen Warren

VA reports improvements, unfinished work on information security

VA's top IT official tells Congress that the legacy of a decentralized management structure still lingers, as the agency tries to promulgate security standards.

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