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Venkatapathi Puvvada: The coalition builder

Unisys Federal Systems' Venkatapathi Puvvada, this year's Eagle award winner for industry, stresses the importance of community.

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Gerry Connolly: FITARA's force multiplier

For two decades, Eagle award winner Rep. Gerry Connolly has focused on IT, agency employees and the companies that partner with government.

Rep. Darrell Issa

Data transparency, a chief digital officer, Pentagon phishing and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New federal CIO looks to execution, not invention

Trained pilot Tony Scott says he wants to "land the planes that we've launched."

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Sonny Hashmi: The exit interview

GSA's CIO talks advice for new hires, key cloud takeaways and areas still in need of improvement.

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi (Photo by Zaid Hamid)

Hashmi to Box, Vickers retires and a new hire for White House IT

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

LaVerne Horton Council

Obama taps private sector exec to lead IT at VA

Laverne Horton Council will take over for Steph Warren, who has held the top IT job at VA on an acting basis for two years.

Ashton Carter

Carter visits Cyber Command

The new defense secretary's first visit was to Cyber Command, where he stressed the importance of keeping the command and NSA under one leader.

U.S. CTO Megan Smith spoke at the 2015 SXSW conference

Smith talks innovation at SXSW

The federal chief technology officer says top-notch techies can be drawn to government service, whether it’s for "two weeks, three months [or] longer.”

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Congratulations to the 2015 Federal 100

The power of the individual informs FCW's coverage each and every day, but with the Federal 100, we take time to really spotlight and celebrate it. Get to know each of this year's winners.