Who & Where


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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.

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Announcing the 2014 Fed 100

Meet the 100 individuals whose leadership and initiative have been truly exceptional.

Rafael Borras

Borras leaving DHS for private sector

Undersecretary for management's departure will shift responsibility for Homeland Security's $19 billion annual procurement budget.

Casey Coleman

Coleman's parting thoughts at GSA

Her farewell blog post recaps accomplishments and handicaps future tech. Plus, the GSA Training and Expo has been canceled for the second year.

Michael Rogers

Obama greenlights next NSA/CyberCom chief

As expected, Michael Rogers will succeed Keith Alexander.

Margie Graves

A surprise turn in the spotlight

Margie Graves has been a behind-the-scenes force for DHS since 2003. Last year, however, brought newfound visibility -- not all of it welcome.

Arati Prabhakar

DARPA in 2014: Director Arati Prabhakar looks ahead

The specific technologies change, but the research agency's director asserts that the "mission has been unchanged in 55 years."

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Looking for a few good IT trainees

Post-9/11 veterans and civilians who served in war zones, and qualified spouses, are eligible.

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Next up for acquisition workforce: virtual training

The Federal Acquisition Institute wants to develop mobile apps to help employees experiment with techniques and strategies in a low-risk environment.