Who & Where

Deputy Director Michael Garcia (left) and Senior Standards and Technology Advisor Paul Grassi (right) of NIST

NIST plays matchmaker on identity verification

The National Institute of Standards and Technology funds the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group, bringing together disparate interests to solve the password puzzle.

Dan Gordon, former head of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Longtime procurement expert Gordon set to retire

The former OFPP administrator and GAO executive, now an associate dean at GWU Law School, is retiring in July.


Clothes make the manager, data could boost women in STEM, DOE deputy CIO departs

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Victor Gavin the Navy

Mobile: It's not just IT, it's an adventure

PEO-EIS Victor Gavin says the Navy wants to adopt not only new technologies, but also a mobile mindset.

Shutterstock image (by Action Sports Photography): a shadowed UAV drone flying through the air.

Drones, DCGS and a GPO promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

U.S. Digital Service

Mikey Dickerson on failures and fixes

The head of the U.S. Digital Service found that the joys of public service can overcome even sleep deprivation.

PV Puvvada_Unisys

Venkatapathi Puvvada: The coalition builder

Unisys Federal Systems' Venkatapathi Puvvada, this year's Eagle award winner for industry, stresses the importance of community.

Gerry Connolly_2015 Eagle

Gerry Connolly: FITARA's force multiplier

For two decades, Eagle award winner Rep. Gerry Connolly has focused on IT, agency employees and the companies that partner with government.

Rep. Darrell Issa

Data transparency, a chief digital officer, Pentagon phishing and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Tony Scott  (Photo: VMware)

New federal CIO looks to execution, not invention

Trained pilot Tony Scott says he wants to "land the planes that we've launched."

photo of Sonny Hashmi

Sonny Hashmi: The exit interview

GSA's CIO talks advice for new hires, key cloud takeaways and areas still in need of improvement.

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi (Photo by Zaid Hamid)

Hashmi to Box, Vickers retires and a new hire for White House IT

News and notes from around the federal IT community.