Who & Where


Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, U.S. Navy

New job for Norton, plus updates on drones and data breach legislation

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi (Photo by Zaid Hamid)

Sonny Hashmi to leave GSA

Popular CIO is headed for the private sector.

Terry Halvorsen

No-longer-acting Pentagon CIO holds forth

On his first full day as DOD's permanent CIO, Terry Halvorsen spoke with FCW about his push for hybrid data centers, the commercial cloud and cultivating trust with industry.

Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. (Air Force)

Departing DISA director plans for smooth transition

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, who earned a reputation as a cost-cutter, says leveraging more efficient IT has been key.

David Bowen_DHA

Consolidation, culture and one very big contract

David Bowen, the Defense Health Agency's director of health IT, has a seriously complex to-do list.

Image from Shutterstock.

EPA's new-old CIO, plus weapons acquisition, spyware warnings and a new role for Long

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

More effective oversight. Maybe.

FITARA gives Congress new tools for getting answers, and key legislators remain focused. But will it actually work?

Youtube screencapture of DJ Patil speaking at O

GovTV: DJ Patil's data vision

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

LinkedIn profile image: DJ Patil.

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.

Joseph Clancy_Secret Service

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

News and notes from around the federal IT community.