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TTS Commissioner Rob Cook

GSA reorg surprised rank and file

The move to fold the Technology Transformation Service under the Federal Acquisition Service came as a surprise to the workers at 18F and TTS.

James Comey takes an oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee June 8 2017

Comey warns Russia will be back

While many questions remained unanswered after the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, he made one point abundantly clear: Russia interfered in the 2016 election, and it will do so again.

Brig. Gen. Maria Barrett photo courtesy U.S. Army

CyberCom mission forces continue to evolve

While the 133 teams of DOD Cyber Mission forces have reached initial operating capability, their organization, equipment and deployment structures continue to develop and change.

Shutterstock image: digital record infrastructure.

Trump's pick to head whistleblower office comes from group suing EPA

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead a whistleblower protection office comes from a legal group that is currently suing the EPA to access employees' encrypted communications.

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MGT's Senate sponsors push committee to act

The appropriators supporting an IT modernization bill are urging a key authorizing committee to vote up the bill and send it to the Senate floor.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz to resign from Congress

The coveted House Oversight gavel is due to change hands, as chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) steps down to become a cable TV commentator.

Photo credit: Sean Lyngaas

Thornberry introduces DOD acquisition reform bill

While the DOD is working through major acquisition reforms mandated by the 2017 NDAA, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is trying to streamline the way the DOD buys smaller goods and services and audits the process.

Claire Grady

Career procurement exec tapped for top management post at DHS

Claire Grady, who has held senior procurement positions at the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security, is President Trump's nominee for deputy undersecretary for management at DHS.

Dave Wennergren is the Senior Vice President of Technology Policy for the Professional Services Council.

PSC's Wennergren headed to Deloitte

Longtime Defense executive to focus on federal IT modernization efforts.

John Thompson, director Census Bureau 2013-2017

Census director resigns amid 2020 prep

As the Census Bureau stares down a critical and jam-packed 2017 schedule, Director John Thompson announced his retirement, effective June 30.

Heather Wilson, former US Rep, current Secy USAF

Wilson confirmed as Air Force secretary

The Senate confirmed Heather Wilson as the new secretary of the Air Force just days after the Trump administration's second nominee for Army secretary withdrew from consideration.

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