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Lesley Field

Lesley Field: 'Take whatever priorities come our way and make them work'

The deputy administrator of the OFPP discusses the importance of continuity and career employees’ critical role.

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The 2017 Federal 100

The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

David Moskovitz (Photo: Zaid Hamid)

David Moskovitz: Collaborator-in-chief

Accenture Federal Services' chief executive believes his teams must “earn the right to innovate with our client.”

David Powner (Photo: AP)

Dave Powner: Oversight that's on your side

GAO's director of IT management issues is a tough critic, but one who's top concern is finding ways to fix the problems.

Michael Daniel. (Image credit: Sean Lyngaas)

Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing.

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Can Jared fix federal IT?

Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication.

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Former FBI IT contractor pleads guilty in corruption case

A former database administrator who worked in the FBI’s IT division pleaded guilty to lying about financial transactions during a fraud investigation.

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Does the SES have a future under Trump?

Former feds believe investing in the senior executive service is the most effective path to reform, but calls by Trump advisers for a rollback of government could deter senior administrators from buying in.

Rob Joyce NSA/WH

NSA vet Rob Joyce to lead cyber at White House

The Trump administration has tapped Rob Joyce, formerly the top hacker at NSA, to serve as White House cybersecurity advisor, the position previously held by Michael Daniel.

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'A prototype is worth a thousand meetings'

SBA CIO Maria Roat is urging agencies to encourage experimentation -- and to not confuse modernization with innovation.

Jason Providakes MITRE

New CEO takes over at MITRE

Dr. Jason Providakes is taking over as president and CEO of MITRE, the not-for-profit organization that operates federally funded research and development centers.