Who & Where


GSA kicks off search for innovation chief

The search is on for a commissioner for the recently established Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration.

HHS CIO Beth Killoran

HHS deputy CIO takes agency's top IT spot

As the new CIO at the Department of Health and Human Services, Beth Killoran will lead agencywide work on cybersecurity and privacy protection.

IRS CTO Terry Milholland

Milholland exits IRS

Without a restoration of the hiring authority that brought him in, the long-serving CTO departed the IRS at the end of June.

Rising Star 2013

Deadline extended for Rising Star nominations

Got some early-career colleagues who are doing great things in federal IT? Nominate them for FCW's 2016 Rising Star awards.

Beth Angerman. Official photograph.

Why Beth Angerman sees a shared-services opportunity

Hacks, tight budgets and oversight are driving a governmentwide push to shared services.

MSPB logo

One year after outage, MSPB shakes up tech shop

The Merit Systems Protection Board is reassigning its long-serving CIO in the wake of a systems outage that continues to ripple through the agency.

Mary Davie, GSA

Davie takes over as IT Category manager

GSA's Mary Davie steps in to manage IT category

Wikimedia image: Department of Education.

After short vacancy, Education gets new CIO

Transportation Department veteran Jason Gray quietly took the tech reins at Education late last month.

Shutterstock editorial image (by Gil C): State Census Bureau homepage.

After an 11-month vacancy, Census names a CIO

The Census Bureau has picked Patent Office veteran Kevin Smith to keep its tech shop running.

Brian Burns

VA's CISO moves on

Brian Burns will be leaving the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 10 for a different federal agency.

LaVerne Council, CIO, Dept. of Veterans Affairs

LaVerne Council drills in on her to-do list

The VA CIO sat down with FCW to discuss her agency’s reform efforts, new initiatives and relationship with Congress.

General Frost

Army readies new cyber directorate

Brig. Gen. Patricia Frost, former deputy director of Army Cyber Command, will lead the new directorate. The Army hopes to ramp up the directorate quickly, reaching full operational capability this summer.