Who & Where


Jay Nussbaum and Roger Baker

Roger Baker joins Agilex

Former CIO of Veterans Affairs is now chief strategy officer of employee-owned, analytics- and mobility-focused firm.

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The future of the CIO

As NASA CIO Linda Cureton leaves government for the private sector, she offers some parting thoughts on the changing role of the federal CIO.

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Cureton's temporary successor picked

The departing NASA CIO will be replaced, for the short term anyway, by an associate deputy administrator.

Richard Spires

Why is Richard Spires on leave?

DHS confirms only that Spires is on 'elected leave;' Deputy CIO Margie Graves steps in as acting CIO.

Ajit Pai

Making the FCC more responsive

Technology can make proceedings more transparent, commissioner says.

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Telework first-timers look back on the experience

Newcomers to telework who took part in Telework Week found it to be eye-opening.

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VA chief of staff resigns

John Gingrich has announced plans to leave the agency by March 31 after decades in public service.

John Mica

Rep. John Mica at a glance

The Florida Republican and former Transportation and Infrastructure chairman now heads House Oversight's Government Operations Subcommittee, where federal IT is very much on the agenda.

Richard Spires

Richard Spires: The long-term change agent

Drawing on decades of private-sector experience managing complex IT systems, DHS CIO and Eagle Award winner Richard Spires has been a key leader in the department's ongoing effort to unify its IT operations.

Jim Seligman

CDC's Seligman wins Federal 100 President's Award

Longtime CIO suggests that all his agency peers deserve recognition for the 'tremendous difficulties' they face.

Sylvia Matthews Burwell - Photo Courtesy of the Walmart Foundation

Challenges await the next OMB head

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, is expected to be easily confirmed. That may be the last easy thing about the job.

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Congratulations to the 2013 Federal 100

Read all about this year's winners from government, industry and academia. We present the full list of winners, and profile each to highlight their unique accomplishments and contributions to federal IT in 2012.