Who & Where


Ashton Carter

Carter visits Cyber Command

The new defense secretary's first visit was to Cyber Command, where he stressed the importance of keeping the command and NSA under one leader.

U.S. CTO Megan Smith spoke at the 2015 SXSW conference

Smith talks innovation at SXSW

The federal chief technology officer says top-notch techies can be drawn to government service, whether it’s for "two weeks, three months [or] longer.”

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Congratulations to the 2015 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 each of this year's winners.

Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, U.S. Navy

New job for Norton, plus updates on drones and data breach legislation

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi (Photo by Zaid Hamid)

Sonny Hashmi to leave GSA

Popular CIO is headed for the private sector.

Terry Halvorsen

No-longer-acting Pentagon CIO holds forth

On his first full day as DOD's permanent CIO, Terry Halvorsen spoke with FCW about his push for hybrid data centers, the commercial cloud and cultivating trust with industry.

Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. (Air Force)

Departing DISA director plans for smooth transition

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, who earned a reputation as a cost-cutter, says leveraging more efficient IT has been key.

David Bowen_DHA

Consolidation, culture and one very big contract

David Bowen, the Defense Health Agency's director of health IT, has a seriously complex to-do list.

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EPA's new-old CIO, plus weapons acquisition, spyware warnings and a new role for Long

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

More effective oversight. Maybe.

FITARA gives Congress new tools for getting answers, and key legislators remain focused. But will it actually work?

The 2015 Federal 100

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