Who & Where


OMB DDM Beth Cobert, testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Jan. 14, 2014

OPM notices go out, GAO dings GPRA progress, ag security gets crowdsourced and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Will Hurd

Hurd on the Hill

Freshman Rep. Will Hurd builds a profile as Capitol Hill's go-to IT expert.

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Navy NextGen RFI, cyber acquisition and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Jake Brewer

White House tech advisor dies in cycling crash

A key staffer in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Jake Brewer was 34.

screen capture of HealthCare.gov site

More HealthCare.gov problems, new VP at ITI and Census' startup app

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IRS hacks, college data, IoT warnings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rising Star 2013

Congratulations to the 2015 Rising Stars

FCW recognizes 14 individuals having an outsized impact early in their careers.

Stan Soloway of the Professional Services Council.

Soloway leaving PSC

After 15 years leading the Professional Services Council, Stan Soloway is making time for another act in his career.

Renee Wynn (Photo: Zaid Hamid)

NASA's next CIO, mobile payment problems and a unified VA website

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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.

FCW in Print

Check out the digital edition of FCW magazine -- the federal IT community's premier publication.

In this issue: Tony Scott's busy year ahead, Rising Star profiles and more.

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