Who & Where

Ellis Burgoyne

Postal Service CIO to retire

Ellis Burgoyne began his career as a letter carrier in Inglewood, Calif.

Phyllis Schneck, shown here in a 2012 C-SPAN appearance

Schneck takes senior cyber position at DHS

McAfee executive, long rumored as a candidate, will take job that Bruce McConnell had held on an acting basis.

Janet Napolitano

DHS faces growing leadership gap

At least 15 DHS leadership positions are vacant or filled temporarily, and the department's head is leaving next month.

data door

What will big data disrupt in five years?

Examples of big data in government abound, and that's just the beginning.

stylized professionals

Snowden's actions raise ire in defense community

The public's opinion on Edward Snowden may be split, but security-cleared defense professionals are more united.

Dave Wennergren

Wennergren on key projects

David Wennergren, finishing 32 years of government service in his last role as the Defense Department's assistant deputy chief management officer, spoke with FCW about lessons he learned while driving major projects.

Dave Wennergren

David Wennergren on the role of the CIO

The Defense Department's outgoing assistant deputy chief management officer spoke with FCW about the many different types of agency CIO.

cloud concept with man in suit

For many in federal IT, the cloud remains hazy

Federal IT shops are still struggling to implement broad mobility, security and cloud services and solutions – and that's all after overcoming the multiple challenges of acquiring those kinds of technologies.

Dave Wennergren

David Wennergren: The exit interview

As he wrapped up 32 years of government service, the Defense Department's assistant deputy chief management officer spoke with FCW about leadership and the importance of understanding people.


NASCAR, NASA and the secret to cybersecurity

Stock-car racing and space exploration may seem to have little in common, but they hold a common key to cybersecurity success.


Agencies trade ideas on getting a message to go viral

From Vine videos to rapid-response blogging, feds are using social media to advance their agencies' missions.

Steve VanRoekel 102012

Key vacancies challenge Obama management plans

Several leadership slots at OMB and other agencies remain open as the administration moves forward with a plan to overhaul management policies.