Who & Where


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.

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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.

Dan Tangherlini at microphone

GSA closes in on market-share goal

Strategic sourcing, ease and other factors make GSA's programs an ideal procurement mechanism for many situations, top official argues.

Mark Warner

Mark Warner: Pushing for performance

In a sharply divided Congress, the Senate's management guru gains ground in his nonpartisan approach to the government's fiscal and performance challenges.

David Bray

FCC picks intelligence specialist as CIO

David Bray, an information specialist in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has been named CIO of the Federal Communications Commission.

Donna Dodson

NIST cybersecurity center moves into high gear

Donna Dodson, who heads the center, describes its mission, priorities and strategy.

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Building a senior executive pipeline

A new report outlines methods for cultivating future members of the Senior Executive Service as many of the current generation plan to retire.

Larry Sweet

New NASA CIO embraces job's challenges

An audit of the agency's IT governance sets at least part of the agenda for Larry Sweet's tenure.

Mary Davie, GSA

GSA pushes for larger market share

While recognizing that the agency's solutions aren't right for every situation, GSA's head wants to see its share of the federal market grow.

Joe Jordan

Jordan: Easier private-sector rotation could aid federal recruiting

Experienced contracting officers are finding it harder to stay motivated in the face of stagnant federal budgets, but OFPP head Joe Jordan has some ideas.

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DHS official under investigation for visa aid

Alejandro Mayorkas under scrutiny for allegedly helping a Chinese investor get a visa at contractor's behest.