Who & Where


Teri Takai

Takai taking it slow on next move

Former DOD CIO suggests another government job is unlikely.

David McClure illustration

David McClure: Know when to shift gears

The outgoing leader of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies discusses the value of moving from government to industry and back.

Pointing to data-driven successes

The White House Energy Datapalooza highlighted what the Obama administration says are money-saving -- and planet-saving -- uses of big data.

Shaun Donovan

Who is Shaun Donovan?

Meet the housing expert, cross-government policy leader, and trained architect who is President Barack Obama's pick to take over OMB.

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel at the Feb. 6, 2014, Igniting Innovation event

VanRoekel bullish on OMB digital service's potential

Congressional approval needed to staff up, CIO says, but pilots prove agencies get real value.

Dave Wennergren

Wennergren leaves CACI for PSC

Former Navy CIO and Defense Department assistant deputy chief management officer will become the industry association's senior vice president for technology policy.

Obama taps national security veteran to oversee HealthCare.gov

The lack of a financial management system for HealthCare.gov continues to trouble oversight agencies and insurance carriers.

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Sneaking up on agile development

When implementing agile development, agencies should focus on results rather than how to get there, said Shawn Kingsberry, CIO of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

compass innovation

Can the federal government get its IT groove back?

High-profile failures have eclipsed the sometimes exceptional work that federal IT workers do, said one of the leaders of the ACT-IAC Management of Change conference.

News and notes from day 3 at FOSE

Women in STEM, paper-based thinking, GWAC updates and a framework for cybersecurity hiring.

News and notes from day 2 at FOSE

Highlights from the second day of the FOSE conference.

Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

Rung leaving GSA for White House post

Anne Rung, GSA's associate administrator of governmentwide policy, is leaving at the end of the month to become a senior adviser at OMB.