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Michael Howell

PM-ISE's Howell to lead Institute of Innovation at ACT-IAC

Longtime agency IT executive is leaving government and will assume new role in late September.

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Attention feds: Those texts, tweets and snapchats just might be records

The U.S. records chief is taking an expansive view of government content generated by new technology.

Can Phaedra Chrousos move the needle at GSA?

With a focus on entrepreneurship and customer service, the agency's first-ever chief customer officer is applying private-sector solutions to the often sclerotic federal bureaucracy.

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Booking a satellite, busting on executive orders and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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LGBTQ techies take over the White House

Diversity stood at center stage as programmers tackled problems ranging from minority tech hiring to criminal justice reform.

Tech Lady Hackathon: 'A really open community for women'

More than 150 people turned out for the 3rd annual Tech Lady Hackathon in D.C. on Aug. 8.

DHS cyber appointments, email hacking, NSF grants and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Stephen Warren

Deputy CIO Warren exits VA

The onetime acting CIO at Veterans Affairs will be taking over CIO duties at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Denise Turner Roth.

Roth's SAM deadline paves way for confirmation

GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth informed Sen. Claire McCaskill that the System for Award Management is scheduled for integration on Aug. 23, 2017.

NSA headquarters

NSA lawyer with cyber cred, former FBI CIO moves and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Kathy Conrad: The exit interview

"It's not enough to just bring in smart, talented people. They need to work hand-in-hand with the many innovators and career leaders in government. And then to show quick wins."

Denise Turner Roth.

Roth grilled on contracting databases

Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill used Denise Turner Roth's confirmation hearing to bore in on delays in the System for Award Management.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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