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Senior White House official talks cyber goals, legislative outlook

In a Q&A with FCW , Ari Schwartz, senior director for cybersecurity at the White House, talks about whether legislation can reinforce and complement White House cyber-policy goals.

Code for America Founder Jen Pahlka speaking at TED in February 2012.

Code for America seeks new recruits

Now in its fifth year, a program that matches developers with government IT projects is looking for a new class.

Michael Rogers

NSA director: Detection trumps prevention

Because keeping cyber intruders out is increasingly difficult, the focus should be on finding them quickly and assessing the threat, says Adm. Michael Rogers.

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David McClure: Know when to shift gears

The outgoing leader of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies discusses the value of moving from government to industry and back.

Teri Takai

Takai taking it slow on next move

Former DOD CIO suggests another government job is unlikely.

Pointing to data-driven successes

The White House Energy Datapalooza highlighted what the Obama administration says are money-saving -- and planet-saving -- uses of big data.

Shaun Donovan

Who is Shaun Donovan?

Meet the housing expert, cross-government policy leader, and trained architect who is President Barack Obama's pick to take over OMB.

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel at the Feb. 6, 2014, Igniting Innovation event

VanRoekel bullish on OMB digital service's potential

Congressional approval needed to staff up, CIO says, but pilots prove agencies get real value.

Dave Wennergren

Wennergren leaves CACI for PSC

Former Navy CIO and Defense Department assistant deputy chief management officer will become the industry association's senior vice president for technology policy.

Obama taps national security veteran to oversee HealthCare.gov

The lack of a financial management system for HealthCare.gov continues to trouble oversight agencies and insurance carriers.

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Sneaking up on agile development

When implementing agile development, agencies should focus on results rather than how to get there, said Shawn Kingsberry, CIO of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

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Can the federal government get its IT groove back?

High-profile failures have eclipsed the sometimes exceptional work that federal IT workers do, said one of the leaders of the ACT-IAC Management of Change conference.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!