Who & Where

David Bray

FCC picks intelligence specialist as CIO

David Bray, an information specialist in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has been named CIO of the Federal Communications Commission.

Donna Dodson

NIST cybersecurity center moves into high gear

Donna Dodson, who heads the center, describes its mission, priorities and strategy.

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Building a senior executive pipeline

A new report outlines methods for cultivating future members of the Senior Executive Service as many of the current generation plan to retire.

Larry Sweet

New NASA CIO embraces job's challenges

An audit of the agency's IT governance sets at least part of the agenda for Larry Sweet's tenure.

Mary Davie, GSA

GSA pushes for larger market share

While recognizing that the agency's solutions aren't right for every situation, GSA's head wants to see its share of the federal market grow.

Joe Jordan

Jordan: Easier private-sector rotation could aid federal recruiting

Experienced contracting officers are finding it harder to stay motivated in the face of stagnant federal budgets, but OFPP head Joe Jordan has some ideas.

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DHS official under investigation for visa aid

Alejandro Mayorkas under scrutiny for allegedly helping a Chinese investor get a visa at contractor's behest.

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Moving beyond the screen reader in 508 compliance

To make visual data accessible to the visually-impaired, try starting from scratch.

Dave Wennergren

David Wennergren's reading recommendations

A longtime federal IT executive shares his thoughts on recent books that inspire and challenge anyone who seeks to lead in these trying times.

Mary Davie

GSA and the cloud broker model

The assistant commissioner of integrated technology services clarifies GSA's role and plans for supporting agencies' move to the cloud.

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Aiding small biz in the GWAC age

Conference speakers outline the challenges, solutions for small firms in the federal contracting market as budgets shrink and projects grow more complex.

Rising Star 2013

2012 Rising Star Kevin Rosapep: On to new geo-challenges

After successfully launching a geospatial intelligence program for diplomats abroad, Rosapep is now delivering geo-intelligence to the DEA.