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McCormack details changes at DHS CIO office

The moves include the promotion of Deputy CIO Margie Graves, the appointment of CTO Michael Hermus and creation of a new deputy CIO post.

CFPB's complaint database, FCC's IBM cloud and Graves' promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Mark Randall Meadows, U.S. Representative for North Carolina

A chairman returns and Skype in space

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Admiral Michael Rogers speaking at George Washington University on May 11, 2015.

Rogers mum on OPM attribution, but says hack shows value of data

The country's top cyber official declined to officially attribute the OPM hack to China, but called the intrusion a reminder of how "data has value as a commodity."

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Can a one-person data shop make a difference?

Federal Reserve CDO Micheline Casey says doing data management on the cheap is a recipe for disaster.

Hires at USDA and AT&L, and drone delivery arrives

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Data scientists: Stop trying to just predict; look back, and think

In the rush to predict the future, many are passing up the opportunity to leverage big data's potential to form a more complete picture of how the world works, leading scientists say.

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Aaron Levie: 'You can have a mindset of moving quickly'

Box's CEO discusses innovation, the "black box" of government and getting Silicon Valley to engage with agencies.

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in one of Carter

Ash Carter on Facebook, supercomputing at LLNL and GPS alternatives

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Trade automation review, online SBA loans and a CIS retirement

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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EDDIE, ICE and apps

A mobile biometrics app used by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement took home the top prize at the ACT-IAC Mobile Application Fair.

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Everybody talks about the weather …

The National Weather Service wants to do something about it, and has enlisted social scientists and data experts to devise social media and visualization strategies.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.