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OMB Deputy director of management nominee clears committee

If confirmed by the full Senate, Margaret Weichert will have a hand in several major technology and workforce issues, including IT modernization, supervising the federal CIO and serving as the point person for federal agency reorganization.

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OCIO gets a seat at the table on DOD's cloud team

Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord has been replaced as the chair of the group overseeing the massive cloud initiative known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure.

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White House names acquisition leaders at DOD, Air Force

The Trump administration announced picks for assistant secretary of defense for acquisition and acquisition head at the Air Force.

Karen Mummaw named acting CIO at State

A longtime State Department tech official is leading the agency's Information Resource Management Bureau.

Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

Final hours for Federal 100 nominations

Get your submissions in by noon ET on Wednesday, Jan. 3.

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Burden is leaving post as head of Army enterprise systems

After just a year at his post, Brig. Gen. Patrick Burden will leave his commanding role as the Army’s Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems to lead a command in Afghanistan.

Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

Deadline extended for Federal 100 nominations!

You now have until Wednesday, Jan. 3, to get them in. Happy holidays!

Margaret Weichert

Trump's DDM pick pushes IT modernization

President Trump’s nominee to serve as the Office of Management and Budget's deputy director for management highlighted IT modernization, data accountability and transparency and workforce management as her three priority areas throughout her cordial confirmation hearing.

Emily Murphy/GSA administrator designate

Shakeup at TTS as Murphy takes over GSA

Long-time acquisition expert Emily Murphy takes over GSA, as new leaders move into key spots in the Federal Acquisition Service.

Essye Miller here as Director, Headquarters Air Force Information Management

Essye Miller named acting DOD CIO

Miller currently serves as the DOD's deputy CIO for cybersecurity but will step into the CIO role as John Zangardi heads to DHS.

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Army modernization command looks to avoid red tape

The Futures and Modernization Command, which is set to stand up in 2018, will have to resist the ways of old if it wants to be successful.

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Federal happiness still on the rise, survey says

Most federal agencies improved their employee happiness scores for the third consecutive year, but the need for more effective leadership continues to hold back greater improvement.

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