Who & Where


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CIOs seek best side of sequestration

Expanding on a CIO survey, IT leaders discuss budget constraints and the road ahead.

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First Lady gets behind veterans' IT training

The Information Technology Training and Certification Partnership prepares veterans for careers in IT.

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Harvard honors innovative programs

Harvard's Kennedy School recognizes programs from GSA, NARA and other agencies as among the most creative and effective.

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FEMA and other agencies showcase successful mobility initiatives

Pro-telework conference details savings, flexibility as more agencies virtualize the workplace.

Arati Prabhakar

What do budget cuts mean for DOD's research arm?

DARPA's leader believes America may be on the cusp of a 'fundamental shift' in allocating funding for defense.

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How to spot a data scientist

The hottest job in tech has vague definitions, but the skills and aptitudes needed are clear. What does the future hold for this rapidly emerging field?

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Burwell confirmed for OMB

Burwell takes the reins at OMB as the administration attempts to sell its fiscal 2014 budget on Capitol Hill.

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DOD issues directive to define CIO role

The Defense Department has laid out the roles and responsibilities of the Pentagon's chief information officer, updating nearly decade-old governance to include some of DOD's most pressing concerns.

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Congressman seeks answers on Spires

Lawmakers adds his voice to those demanding to know why the DHS CIO is on leave.

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VanRoekel: More data coming from feds in fiscal 2014

CIO says open data unlocks opportunities for agencies and business alike.

Bob Woods

Who cares about awards anyway?

If you think winning an award is gratifying, try nominating an unsung hero and see how good it feels when he or she wins.

Richard Spires

Spires situation raises questions, concerns about CIO authority

The dispute at DHS brings new attention to old questions concerning CIOs' budget and purchasing powers.