Who & Where


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Air Force postpones cyber and space event

Citing budget uncertainties, the Air Force has a tentative plan for rescheduling the planned conference.

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New acquisition academy head lays out goals

Melissa Starinsky believes the weakness of federal acquisition training is not in the details of contracting.

Steven Chu

Another cabinet official to leave

Energy Secretary Steven Chu plans to step down.

Chuck Hagel

Hagel faces tough budget questions

While his controversial statements on homosexuals and Israel are more widely known, the Defense secretary nominee may also have to answer for what he has said about the DOD budget.

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The envelope please ....

This year's honorees represent a wide range of accomplishments, such as guarding against the next wave of cyberattacks and deploying mission-driven big data projects. Read on for the full list of winners and information about the gala celebration coming in March.

Ray LaHood

Transportation secretary resigns

Ray LaHood will not stay through President Obama's second term.

Linda Cureton, NASA CIO

NASA CIO Linda Cureton plans exit

An early adopter of social media and blogging in the government, Linda Cureton is looking toward a new horizon.

Thomas Sharpe

New acquisition chief brings customer perspective

Thomas Sharpe, who is taking the corner office at GSA's Federal Acquisition Service, has been on the other side of the fence for years.

Rep. Darrell Issa

Issa turns again to IT reforms

Resuming an effort he started last year, Darrell Issa is pushing legislation centered on improvements to technology acquisition.

Dan Tangherlini at microphone

GSA gets a renewed mission

Dan Tangherlini has set a clear course for the procurement agency, but will he remain at the top to lead?

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Expect fewer feds on 2013 event circuit

Survey suggests tight budgets, travel restrictions will cut down on conference attendance.

Paul Brubaker - photo source: Cisco

Brubaker returns to Defense Department in new role

Former Defense, GAO and Transportation executive to join Deputy CMO McGrath's team at the Pentagon.