Who & Where


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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.

Teri Takai

DOD's Takai honors IT excellence

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

Keith Alexander, DOD photo

Is Cyber Command ready to stand on its own?

Alexander's planned retirement offers a chance to reorganize, but the changes required are anything but simple.

Trey Hodgkins

TechAmerica, ITI trade accusations

ITI is seeking dismissal of TechAmerica's lawsuit alleging misconduct by the rival that hired three of its senior procurement lobbyists.

Bill Dougan, NFFE

NFFE's Dougan on shutdowns, IT hiring

The National Federation of Federal Employees president is predicting another shutdown come January.

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

Pritzker touts open data in policy speech

Commenting on the recent government shutdown, the Commerce secretary noted: "Data does not get a lot of attention until it is not available."

Arati Prabhakar

Pentagon tech challenge: Adjusting to an uncertain future

As budgets decline, Pentagon officials say innovation must take over as a driver for change.