NASA team’s plan to decode UFO sightings hinges on better data

The space agency is convening an independent panel to publish a report later this summer featuring best practices for data collection on unidentified anomalous phenomena.

Senate confirms Biden's pick to lead NARA

Colleen Shogan will now lead the National Archives and Records Administration.

Welcome to FCW Insider Chat

Introducing a podcast series that explores the innovators working behind the scenes to transform the way the federal government operates.  

Government Eagle Award

Laura J. Stanton has set a tone for excellent communication, partnership and leadership in the federal acquisition community.

Industry Eagle Award

Max Peterson, a Washington, D.C.-area native, finding solutions for civic challenges feels like the perfect fit.

Catalyst Award

Longtime federal technology leader Maria Roat says she relishes the challenges.

The 2023 Federal 100

Meet the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT in 2022.

ARPA-H nets data, design experts in new Presidential Innovation Fellows cohort

Thirteen agencies will host 20 private sector fellows to help develop innovative ways to deliver public service.

USDS alum Lynn Overmann talks priorities in new role as Beeck Center’s director

Continuing a recent tradition of former U.S. Digital Services officials tapped to lead Georgetown University’s technology and policy hub, Overmann talks about the challenges and opportunities of helping bring innovation to the federal government.

IRS CIO moving to Treasury CTO post

Jeff King, currently deputy chief information officer at Treasury, will be taking on the role of acting CIO at the IRS.

Biden’s IRS pick says he wants to move agency’s systems into the 21st century

Nominee for IRS commissioner Danny Werfel, a self-professed “government geek,” talked customer experience, cybersecurity and IT modernization with senators at a Wednesday hearing.

Announcing the 2023 Federal 100

Meet the 100 outstanding individuals being honored for going above and beyond in support of federal IT over the past year.

National Cyber Director to retire next week

Chris Inglis will retire almost two years after beginning the job.

Biden’s State of the Union highlights semiconductor success and big tech privacy concerns

The president applauded the CHIPS and Science Act and urged lawmakers to crack down on big tech’s data privacy and surveillance practices.

Labor Secretary set to leave post for NHL players union, reports say

The news comes as some House Republicans set their sights on oversight for fraud in pandemic-era benefits programs including enhanced unemployment insurance.

The 2022 Federal 100

Meet the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT in 2021.

New ranking member could shake up a key Senate oversight committee

The libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has often butted heads with his own party and the opposing one, denounced federal spending and questioned agency authorities.