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Since 1986, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

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Slight uptick in feds' morale, survey says

The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey shows only marginal gains in job satisfaction among feds.

Senior Executive Association head Bill Valdez

SEA names new president

The Senior Executive Association tapped seasoned former federal executive to lead the organization.

David Bray

'We need safe spaces to do things differently'

FCC CIO David Bray discusses change agents, government's existential question and the aspirations for this year's Executive Leadership Conference

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Everybody wants digital government, but doubts remain about ROI

A new survey shows that agencies want to be more innovative in the digital space, but struggle to show a clear return on investment.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

CIA Director John Brennan speaking at CSIS Sept. 9 2016

Brennan: Government 'cannot just hope' private sector will protect digital domain

CIA Director John Brennan warned of the need to improve government defense of the digital domain before a catastrophic event.

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5 steps to more effective CTOs

New report examines roles and reporting structures for federal chief technology officers.

Gregory Touhill

DHS' Touhill tapped as top federal cybersecurity officer

Greg Touhill, a retired Air Force general and a leading cybersecurity executive at DHS, has been named the first U.S. CISO. Grant Schneider will serve as acting deputy CISO.

Rising Star 2013

Meet the 2016 Rising Stars

FCW honors 30 early-career leaders in federal IT.

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Where do Clinton and Trump stand on tech?

A new report from ITIF shows that Hillary Clinton has articulated more detailed policy positions on cybersecurity and innovation than has Republican rival Donald Trump.

Will Hurd

Is Will Hurd in trouble?

Will Hurd enjoys a high profile on IT issues as a freshman congressman, but he needs to win a tough election if he wants to keep rising on Capitol Hill.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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