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FirstNet leader D'Agostino resigns

The general manager's departure comes as the First Responder Network Authority is in the process of developing a business plan and expanding its staff.

Sylvia Matthews Burwell - Photo Courtesy of the Walmart Foundation

And who will replace Burwell?

OMB director gets the nod to replace Sebelius, who is resigning from HHS

Braulio Castillo - Loudon County Police mugshot - April 2014

Controversial IT contractor charged with murder

Braulio Castillo gained notoriety last year when Congress questioned the validity of his firm's service-disabled veteran-owned small business status. Now he stands accused of killing his estranged wife and co-owner, Michelle.

Senator Barbara Mikulski

Can Barbara Mikulski fix the appropriations process?

The Senate Appropriations chairwoman -- whose state is home to more than 100,000 federal employees -- could be agencies' best hope for a return to regular order.

2014 Industry Eagle Award winner Robin Lineberger of Deloitte

Robin Lineberger: All about the co-opetition

Lineberger is credited with bringing an almost Silicon Valley-like environment to Deloitte's innovation center.

MIT Professor and NASA Chief Technologist David Miller

NASA names new chief technologist, acting CTO

MIT's David W. Miller will serve as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden's principal advisor on agency-wide technology issues, policies and programs.

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Telework Week totals more than 160,000 participants

Mobile Work Exchange calculates that this year’s 163,495 Telework Week participants -- most of them federal employees -- saved nearly $14 million in commuting costs.

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Congratulations to the 2014 Federal 100

The power of the individual informs FCW's coverage each and every day, but with the Federal 100, we take time to really spotlight and celebrate it. Get to know this year's winners.

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In search of more Presidential Innovation Fellows

GSA is taking applications through April 7 for the third round of the program.

Keith Trippie

DHS departure raises questions for cloud

Keith Trippie, executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office in DHS’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, has been a cloud champion at the department.

OMB DDM Beth Cobert, testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Jan. 14, 2014

New performance goals in the offing

Beyond the overall review, DDM Beth Cobert says there is more to come on the administration's look at IT procurement and program management.

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Major cities not playing ball with OPM clearance probes

One of the cities that has refused to help with background checks for federal employees and contractors is Washington, D.C.