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Rising Star 2013

Meet the 2017 Rising Stars

FCW honors 21 early-career leaders in federal IT.

Emily Murphy/GSA administrator designate

Pick to lead GSA is popular, but faces political challenges

Emily Murphy, President Trump's pick to lead the General Services Administration, has earned respect from industry, but her selection comes at a tricky time for the agency and Washington alike.

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GSA, OPM get new chiefs

In a Friday evening release, the Trump administration announced candidates to lead the General Services Administration, the Office of Personnel Management, as well as a new deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.

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Are federal agencies ready to bail on data centers?

High-level IT officials across several agencies are ready to say goodbye to on-premise infrastructure.

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Trump names top IC CIO

CIA open source leader John Sherman has been tapped to serve as CIO of the intelligence community.

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DHS elevates Driggers to senior cyber post

Rick Driggers is moving to the deputy slot at the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications at DHS.

USDA moves CIO to new post

Jonathan Alboum, the Department of Agriculture CIO, has been reassigned to new duties.

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Rice to be acting DHS CIO

The recently appointed deputy CIO, who was previously CIO of the Transportation Security Administration, will step in following Staropoli's resignation.

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DHS CIO resigns

Recently installed DHS CIO Richard Staropoli has resigned his position at the agency.

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Deputy takes the reins at DHS

Elaine Duke steps into the top job at DHS, as outgoing chief John Kelly moves to the White House as Trump's chief of staff.

Rising Star 2013

Deadline for Rising Star nominations extended to Aug. 11

We're looking for women and men who are having an outsized impact on federal IT -- and who show clear signs of being leaders in the community in the years to come.

Walter Shaub - OGE

Former OGE chief keeps up campaign for strong ethics

Just because Walter Shaub resigned from his post as chief of the Office of Government Ethics doesn’t mean he’s done pushing for a stronger ethics program.