Who & Where


John Mica

Mica to chair new oversight panel on government operations

A reorganization within the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has consolidated subcommitees, reducing the number from seven to five.

John Kerry

Would Kerry advance e-diplomacy?

Hillary Clinton's expected successor lacks her public commitment to "21st-Century Statecraft," but experts predict he would advance the initiative.

Rick Holgate

Can ATF's Rick Holgate ditch the desktop?

At a time when many agencies are struggling to untether their employees from desktop PCs, CIO Rick Holgate is moving ATF closer to a mobile-only work environment.

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Fed 100 deadline extended

We're taking Fed 100 nominations for a few days longer than originally planned, but time is still short.

Sheila Campbell

Fight against redundant websites becomes a broader crusade

Sheila Campbell, who won a Federal 100 award in 2012 for her efforts to eliminate duplicative websites, has expanded her scope to encompass the larger federal digital strategy.

Bob Woods

The dangers of consultant-speak

Trendy buzzwords should never be allowed to obscure the fact that IT consulting is all about having a positive effect on the mission and the bottom line, writes Bob Woods.

Linda Cureton, NASA CIO

Scoring CIOs on social media

A new analysis seeks to find which CIOs are the best at using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Hurry! The deadline for Fed 100 nominations is almost here

Make sure great work is recognized -- nominations close on Dec. 21.

Rep. Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa: Friend or foe?

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has put countless agency leaders in the hot seat, but his efforts on IT reform reflect a solutions-oriented, bipartisan approach.

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The Brooks Legacy: Remembering the man who changed federal IT

The late Congressman Jack Brooks came from an era when one person with passion could make a difference, writes Frank McDonough.

Noel Dickover, State Dept.

Noel Dickover's TechCamps gaining speed

Not content to rest on any laurels, Fed 100 winner Noel Dickover has stepped up his work bringing technology inspiration to other countries on behalf of the State Department.

Anne Reed

ACT-IAC honors Reed, Turco, O'Neill, others for leadership

Normally announced at the Executive Leadership Conference, individual awards recognize government and industry leaders in the IT community.