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Michael Hettinger

TechAmerica: Congress key to effective procurement reform

Association's new head of public sector policy applauds executive branch proposals, but says legislation is needed to cure what ails IT acquisition.

John Roth

IG nominee faces 'warring camps' at DHS

One senator said the office is split between those loyal to the former acting IG and those who complained about him to Congress.

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Chenok and Kamensky: Looking at the big picture

Two executives from the IBM Center for the Business of Government identify seven significant changes to watch for in the coming months.

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It is time for leaders to step up or step aside

CACI International's Jack London offers his take on the four essential characteristics that distinguish the best leaders.

Randy Forbes

Randy Forbes: Leading the fight for more military funding

Virginia Republican Randy Forbes argues that the Pentagon has absorbed far more than its share of budget cuts. But will his congressional colleagues listen?

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Fed 100 deadline extended to Jan. 2

Happy holidays -- you have 10 more days to make your nominations!

Joe Jordan

OFPP administrator to leave

Joe Jordan will become president of public sector at FedBid.

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Tech prominent in SAVE Award finalists

One of the finalists would allow for customs payments via credit card; another would provide online tracking of vets’ mail prescriptions.

Jeh Johnson

Senate confirms new DHS secretary

Former Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson won Senate approval on a 78-16 vote.

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Deadline for Fed 100 is fast approaching

The awards honor individuals whose talents, leadership and dedication make federal IT better.

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Spires lands CEO post

The former DHS CIO will lead Resilient Network Systems, a San Francisco-based Internet software company.

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DOD's Takai honors IT excellence

The Army Enterprise Email Migrations Team was a big winner in the DOD CIO awards.