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GovTV: DJ Patil's data vision

The newly named chief data scientist sketches the future of data-driven government.

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DJ Patil tapped as U.S. chief data scientist

The man who declared data scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century” now plays that part for the federal government.

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Secret Service head named, accused hacker pleads and Navy patents honored

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Ashton Carter

Info sharing, Carter's confirmation and Facebook cyber

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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White House names new federal CIO

VMware's Tony Scott to replace Steven VanRoekel, who left the job in September for a role at USAID.

Ashton Carter

Ash Carter in the dock, FAA on the moon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Announcing the 2015 Federal 100

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

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PSC acquires TechAmerica Foundation operations

The Professional Services Council will take over the Vision Forecast and Conference, annual CIO survey and American Technology Awards.

Devin Nunes

House Intel organizes, TSA gears up for Super Bowl and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

U.S. Capitol Dome - Photo by the Architect of the Capitol

A committee organizes, an app for snow days and a tool to fight vandals

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz seeks new tone on Oversight panel, but old disputes remain

The new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee extends an olive branch to the minority, but keeps subpoena power for himself.

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'Less RFPs and more APIs'

U.S. CTO Megan Smith said there is no reason government can’t match the private sector in customer service.

The 2015 Federal 100

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