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5 steps to more effective CTOs

New report examines roles and reporting structures for federal chief technology officers.

Gregory Touhill

DHS' Touhill tapped as top federal cybersecurity officer

Greg Touhill, a retired Air Force general and a leading cybersecurity executive at DHS, has been named the first U.S. CISO. Grant Schneider will serve as acting deputy CISO.

Rising Star 2013

Meet the 2016 Rising Stars

FCW honors 30 early-career leaders in federal IT.

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Where do Clinton and Trump stand on tech?

A new report from ITIF shows that Hillary Clinton has articulated more detailed policy positions on cybersecurity and innovation than has Republican rival Donald Trump.

Will Hurd

Is Will Hurd in trouble?

Will Hurd enjoys a high profile on IT issues as a freshman congressman, but he needs to win a tough election if he wants to keep rising on Capitol Hill.

David De Vries

DOD deputy CIO to lead IT at OPM

David De Vries will take over IT at the Office of Personnel Management, as the human resources agency prepares to stand up a new background check bureau.

Deborah Diaz, NASA CTO for IT

NASA CTO Deborah Diaz to retire in September

The longtime federal IT leader also played key roles at DHS, GSA and other agencies.

GSA kicks off search for innovation chief

The search is on for a commissioner for the recently established Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration.

HHS CIO Beth Killoran

HHS deputy CIO takes agency's top IT spot

As the new CIO at the Department of Health and Human Services, Beth Killoran will lead agencywide work on cybersecurity and privacy protection.

IRS CTO Terry Milholland

Milholland exits IRS

Without a restoration of the hiring authority that brought him in, the long-serving CTO departed the IRS at the end of June.

Rising Star 2013

Deadline extended for Rising Star nominations

Got some early-career colleagues who are doing great things in federal IT? Nominate them for FCW's 2016 Rising Star awards.

Beth Angerman. Official photograph.

Why Beth Angerman sees a shared-services opportunity

Hacks, tight budgets and oversight are driving a governmentwide push to shared services.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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