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Bill Zielinski GSA/OMB

OMB names Zielinski as IT category manager

Onetime SSA CIO Bill Zielinski was just tapped to lead the governmentwide effort to pay less for IT.

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Military IT chiefs want combat-ready infrastructure

Army CIO Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher said current DOD networks aren't necessarily what's required for the next conflict.

Walter Copan NIST

Walter Copan tapped to lead NIST

A former senior executive at the Brookhaven National Lab is President Trump's pick to lead the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Federal CIO Tony Scott

Tony Scott signs on with law and lobby firm

The former federal CIO will work on cybersecurity and policy for one of the top lobbying firms in Washington, D.C.

Rising Star 2013

Meet the 2017 Rising Stars

FCW honors 21 early-career leaders in federal IT.

Emily Murphy/GSA administrator designate

Pick to lead GSA is popular, but faces political challenges

Emily Murphy, President Trump's pick to lead the General Services Administration, has earned respect from industry, but her selection comes at a tricky time for the agency and Washington alike.

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GSA, OPM get new chiefs

In a Friday evening release, the Trump administration announced candidates to lead the General Services Administration, the Office of Personnel Management, as well as a new deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.

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Are federal agencies ready to bail on data centers?

High-level IT officials across several agencies are ready to say goodbye to on-premise infrastructure.

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Trump names top IC CIO

CIA open source leader John Sherman has been tapped to serve as CIO of the intelligence community.

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DHS elevates Driggers to senior cyber post

Rick Driggers is moving to the deputy slot at the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications at DHS.

USDA moves CIO to new post

Jonathan Alboum, the Department of Agriculture CIO, has been reassigned to new duties.

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Rice to be acting DHS CIO

The recently appointed deputy CIO, who was previously CIO of the Transportation Security Administration, will step in following Staropoli's resignation.

Rising Stars

Meet 21 early-career leaders who are doing great things in federal IT.

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