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Karen Evans to be next DHS CIO

Evans will replace John Zangardi, who left in late last year to take a position with Leidos.

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Exit Interview: Bill Zielinski

The General Services Administration can’t be shy about getting up close with its federal customers about technology, as the EIS telecom transformation and other efforts move ahead, Zielinski told FCW in an interview.

Kevin Carroll speaking at an AFCEA event in an undated photo shared by Army PEO EIS

Obituary: Kevin Carroll

Long-time Army procurement expert and head of PEO EIS Kevin Carroll has passed away.

Information sharing

'Zero trust' requires IT and the mission side to collaborate

Since 9/11, agencies have been pushed to quickly and easily share information, but cybersecurity failures are pushing government to a zero trust model – one which brings challenges of its own.

Bill Zielinski via gov matters

Zielinski to take CIO post in Dallas

As one of the top category managers prepares to take on a municipal CIO position in Texas, the General Services Administration is shifting personnel deep inside the organization.

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ODNI shakes up cyber structure

A consolidation of the cyber offices at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is just one piece of a sweeping re-org announced by the spy agency late Friday that includes the elimination of one of four directorates.

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Trump names 3 new members to Thrift Board

President Donald Trump nominated three new candidates to replace Obama-era officials on the five-member board that manages the Thrift Savings Plan of federal employees and retirees.

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Attracting today's students to careers in public service remains a problem

A new report sets an ambitious goal of revising the public sector workforce by 2031, but engagement remains a sticking point.

Bill Zielinski via gov matters

Big changes on GSA's IT category team

Bill Zielinski, who had been the face of the agency's next-generation, $50 billion telecommunications contract, is leaving to become a municipal CIO.

Essye Miller, Director at Defense Information Management, speaks during the Breaking the Gender Barrier panel at the Air Space, Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo)

Essye Miller to retire as DOD principal deputy CIO

The intelligence community’s CIO, John Sherman, will step in to the post of Defense Department’s principal deputy CIO in June.

Former Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Natalie M. Byers

Acting Navy secretary resigns

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned after audio surfaced of him calling the now-ex commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt “stupid” in front of crew members.

Mike Rigas greets OPM employees March 13 2018

Rigas to take on DDM role

Margaret Weichert is exiting government after a delay to help with COVID-19 workforce policy and will be replaced by the acting head of the Office of Personnel Management.

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