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Announcing the 2018 Fed 100 Award winners

Congratulations to all the women and men being honored for their outstanding contributions to federal IT.

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) / Photo: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Oversight Chairman Gowdy won't seek reelection

After a short stint holding the House Oversight and Government Reform gavel, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) announced plans to leave Congress.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent

Trump picks federal CIO

Ernst & Young's Suzette Kent is the administration's choice to serve as CIO and lead the Office of E-Government at OMB.

Rep. Gerald Connolly

Connolly doubts full funding deal is possible by Feb. 8

A Democratic supporter of the continuing resolution currently funding the government says that there's too much to do and not enough time to do it before the measure expires.

Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton

How DOD defends data in the cloud

While commercial providers have responsibilities, one senior officer said, defense agencies are ultimately responsible for protecting data in the cloud.

Rep. Darrell Issa

FITARA sponsor Issa to retire from Congress

The former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the lead sponsor of the IT procurement bill FITARA is calling it quits.

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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.

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