The shutdown is but one of several factors sending a discouraging message to the federal workforce, and to talented students and professionals who could be potential new hires.
The next step for Beth Cobert is approval by the full Senate, which may not be possible until the shutdown is resolved.
To hear some insiders tell it, the state of U.S. security is in shambles, with Edward Snowden, digital adversaries and a lack of cybersecurity legislation chipping away. But hope that the mess can be cleaned up persists.
Senate majority leader rules: No confirmation vote until budget impasse ends.
FCW has culled the best ideas from business schools for agency executives seeking to improve their game.
Following @stevenvDC is all well and good, but these agency IT leaders are truly taking part in the Twitter conversation.
As the shutdown unfolds, some events will be modified or even canceled. Here's a look at some early effects.
Ellis Burgoyne, who will retire on Oct. 1, was the first USPS employee to become its CIO.
Universities are graduating only a fraction of the data scientists that federal agencies need.
DHS finds a replacement for Richard Spires, while FEMA welcomes a NASA veteran.
Only a handful of CIO Council members are active on social media, but their varied approaches offer important lessons.
The former acting director of the Office of Management and Budget is rejoining President Barack Obama’s economic team as director of the National Economic Council.