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Energy.gov profile: Robert F Brese.

Energy Department CIO Brese headed to private sector

Bob Brese’s last day on the job as CIO at the Energy Department will be Sept. 5.

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HHS cloud plans, a key IT vacancy and talk of a cyber-specific service branch

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

David Williams, IG of the Postal Service.

For IG, the future is now at USPS

Inspector General David Williams takes a broad view of his role at the perennially cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service, including the development of new technologies and revenue streams.

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No on FITARA, yes on wearable gear, maybe on JSF software

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The story behind DOT's cyber makeover

CIO Richard McKinney says it started with the realization that staff considered cybersecurity measures to be "inconvenient."

Terry Halvorsen

JIE comes into focus under Halvorsen

After three months on the job, acting DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen is putting his stamp on leading Defense IT projects.

Image from FOSE: Maria Roat.

What Roat's move to DOT means for FedRAMP

Bottlenecks remain a concern, but observers expect a smooth transition.

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OMB launches digital services team to guide IT projects

The team will be headed by Mikey Dickerson, a former Google engineer who served on the team that helped fix HealthCare.gov.

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NASA and small biz, Pentagon and the private sector, Hagel and India

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New No. 1 at DIA, No. 2 at NNSA, missing emails and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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What keeps DARPA up at night?

The Internet of Things presents a challenge for both personal and national security, says DARPA's Randy Garrett.

Trey Hodgkins

Clock is running out on procurement reform

Information Technology Industry Council officials are "not optimistic" lawmakers will act on acquisition changes before the end of the 113th Congress.