• Micheline Casey

    Micheline Casey heads west

    Micheline Casey, the Federal Reserve's first chief data officer, is returning to her private-sector roots in Silicon Valley. Read More

  • Ashkan Soltani to join White House tech team

    The former Federal Trade Commission chief technologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist will be advising federal CTO Megan Smith. Read More

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  • Detail of portrait of Ada Lovelace by Margaret Sarah Carpenter.

    Remembering programming pioneer Ada Lovelace at 200

    Ada Lovelace, arguably the first computer programmer, was born 200 years ago today. She worked with Charles Babbage on one of the earliest computers in 1843. Read More

  • Carnegie Mellon professor to serve as FTC's chief technologist

    Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Faith Cranor will replace Ashkan Soltani as chief technologist, the consumer protection agency announced on Dec. 3. Read More

  • Jennifer Kerber

    Kerber leaves GSA

    Jennifer Kerber is resigning as director of the General Services Administration's Connect.gov program to take a private-sector job. Read More

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  • Wiltsie steps down at Army PEO EIS

    After more than four years running the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, Doug Wiltsie is shifting into a new role for the Army. Read More

  • Commerce hires first chief data scientist

    Jeffrey Chen is helping to spin up a new data service at the Commerce Department. Read More

  • OMB DDM Beth Cobert, testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Jan. 14, 2014

    Cobert nominated to head OPM

    President Obama nominated Beth Cobert, who has served as the Office of Personnel Management’s acting director since she took over for Katherine Archuleta in July, to serve as OPM’s full director. Read More

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  • Peter Tseronis, previously the associate CIO and CTO for the Department of Energy.

    Former DOE CTO Tseronis joins Deep Water Point

    Peter Tseronis, who left the Energy Department last month, is now working at a Washington-based consulting firm that connects investors and entrepreneurs with federal business opportunities. Read More

  • VA logo

    VHA taps Fred Mingo to help lead Vista Evolution

    A 2006 Fed 100 honoree is taking a leadership role in one of the biggest IT projects in the federal government. Read More

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