Anne Reed, chief information officer at the Agriculture Department, said she plans to retire from government Feb. 1. Reed, who took over as the USDA's CIO in 1996, did not disclose her future plans.
Commerce Secretary William Daley and U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky have received the Cyber Champion Award from the Business Software Alliance for promoting the legal use of software by government agencies in the United States and abroad. Tony D'Agata was appointed vice president and general manager of Sprint Government Systems Division. D'Agata, who spent 10 years at Bell Atlantic Federal Systems, will lead sales and marketing efforts to federal and state agencies and will oversee the Sprint's FTS 2001 contract. D'Agata replaces Peter von der Linde who has been acting in the position since August.
John Clarke was named vice president for supply chain solutions at Science Applications International Corp.'s health care organization. Before joining SAIC, Clarke was the program manager of the Defense Department's emerging paperless medical logistics supply chain.