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FBI CIO joins tech lobbying group

Information Technology Industry Council is renewing its focus on public sector with the addition of FBI CIO Gordon Bitko.

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McAleenan resignation puts the spotlight on DHS vacancies

Ten of the most senior posts at the Department of Homeland Security are held by acting leaders, and only five have candidates in the Senate confirmation pipeline.

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

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FAS’ Thomas resigns

Alan Thomas, head of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, heads to the private sector.

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FBI brings on Intel data scientist as advisor

The FBI tapped Intel's chief data scientist to help it leverage cloud, AI and machine learning in its data strategy.

Rep. Mac Thornberry (Photo: House Armed Services Committee)

Thornberry won't seek re-election

Mac Thornberry, the House Armed Services Committee's top Republican and a leading voice for consolidations and closures in the Defense Department's "fourth estate" announced he won't seek reelection in 2020.

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Can AI decide if work is 'inherently governmental?'

The Department of Health and Human Services is using a recurrent network to get smarter about its acquisition efforts.

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Cabaniss confirmed to lead OPM

The former head of the Federal Labor Relations Authority was approved to take over the top human resources job in government, ending almost a year of acting leadership.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper listens to a reporter question at an Aug 28, 2019 press conference - photo via video stream

Esper announces Fourth Estate review

In a rare press conference, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said a “defense-wide review process” has begun to evaluate the Fourth Estate agency resources.

Alan Balutis speaking at the 2019 Fed 100 awards ceremony photo credit Zaid Hamid

Social Security Advisory Board names expert IT panel

Over the next year, a group of experienced federal IT executives will review how the Social Security Administration's system modernization work is progressing.

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Congratulations to the 2019 Rising Stars

These early-career leaders already are having an outsized impact on government IT.

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Cyber reskilling grads grow skills but may not be headed for cyber jobs

Federal CIO Suzette Kent is "thrilled" with the first graduates of the Cyber Reskilling Academy and is looking to industrialize the program.

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