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FirstNet CIO builds up his shop

Jim Gwinn says he enjoys the feel of operating in what is essentially a high-tech startup inside government.

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Lawmaker voices concern about possible DIA nominee

California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter takes issue with Lt. Gen. Mary Legere’s handling of the Army's Distributed Common Ground System.

Rick Holgate

Holgate to stay on at ACT

Casey Coleman’s move to the private sector scuttled the American Council for Technology’s succession plans.

Ivy Estabrooke, Office of Naval Research

Linking research to real life (and to real-world budgets)

With a doctorate in neuroscience and a talent for finding funding, Ivy Estabrooke personifies the Office of Naval Research's straddling of science and military operations.

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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.