"It's not enough to just bring in smart, talented people. They need to work hand-in-hand with the many innovators and career leaders in government. And then to show quick wins."
Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill used Denise Turner Roth's confirmation hearing to bore in on delays in the System for Award Management.
The California Democrat with a degree in computer science chastises government for launching tech "when they know it's going to fail. We should just stop doing that."
NASA Inspector General Paul Martin says the agency has made strides, but is still far from perfect when it comes to IT governance and cybersecurity.
Chief Records Officer Paul Wester would prefer that records management was done right, of course, but the political kerfuffles do offer a teachable moment.
The third annual D.C. hackathon for women in tech is taking place Aug. 8 -- part of a much larger effort to diversify the IT ranks.
Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Beth Cobert will step in as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The agency CIO and former AFFIRM president has been on leave since at least early June.
We're looking for women and men who are having an outsized impact on federal IT -- and who show clear signs of being leaders in the community in the years to come.
Rather than seeking assistance from the State Department help desk, she emailed senior aides for assistance.
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