• Workforce
    2015 group shot of 18Fers from an agency blog post

    Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

    Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like? 06/12/2018

  • Government Innovation Awards
    Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

    Nominations now open for the 2018 Rising Stars

    Help us identify the early-career innovators and change agents in government IT. 06/07/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Rick Perry Energy SECY Austin Tx 6/4/18 via livestream

    Energy advances cyber role

    The Energy Department is looking to blunt attacks and close gaps in critical infrastructure. 06/04/2018

  • Workforce
    Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

    Trump names interim VA chief

    Robert Wilkie is stepping aside from his role as acting secretary of Veterans Affairs while the Senate considers his nomination. 05/30/2018

  • Veterans Affairs
    Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

    Vacancies Act rules won't hold up Wilkie nomination

    The leaders of the Senate committee who will hold the confirmation hearing for Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs said they didn't expect the nominee's status as acting head of department to be a problem. 05/22/2018

  • People
    Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

    Trump picks Wilkie to lead VA

    Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is being tapped for the top job at the agency. 05/18/2018

  • Congress
    Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

    Hill Dems want VA's acting CIO out

    A group of lawmakers, led by the senior members of the House and Senate committees that oversee the Department of Veterans Affairs, are worried about the agency's new acting CIO and the slow pace of senior tech hires. 05/16/2018

  • People
    Shutterstock image ID: 738923143 Editorial credit: bakdc

    FEMA CIO Adrian Gardner reassigned

    Gardner, who took over FEMA's IT office in 2013, accepted a new position as the Executive Director of Recovery Communications Technology in the Caribbean Area Division. 05/14/2018

  • People
    Gen. Stephen Fogarty (U.S. Army photo by Gregory Ripps, 470th Military Intelligence Brigade)

    Senate quietly confirms new Army Cyber Command leader

    Before ducking out for spring recess, the Senate confirmed Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty to head Army Cyber Command. 05/04/2018

  • Management
    Federal CIO Suzette Kent presents opening remarks for the Women in Federal IT & Cyber event on March 29, 2018. (USDA photo by Tom Witham)

    Federal CIO lays out wish list for her agency counterparts

    In order for CIOs to handle their increasingly important, complex and ranging roles, federal CIO Suzette Kent wants to see greater authorities for and communication between agency tech offices. 05/03/2018

  • People
    USDA secretary Sonny Perdue Photo courtesy USDA

    Perdue tops list of Service to the Citizen Award winners

    Agriculture secretary is one of nearly 100 government and industry leaders recognized as "Champions of Change." 05/01/2018

  • Workforce
    Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

    Veterans' groups sue Trump over acting VA chief

    Two advocacy groups are suing the Trump administration over its selection of defense official Robert Wilkie as the acting head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 05/01/2018

  • People
    Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

    Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

    With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project. 04/26/2018

  • People
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Trump names new Joint Staff CIO

    President Donald Trump has nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo to be the next Joint Staff CIO. 04/25/2018

  • People
    By Roman Tiraspolsky Royalty-free stock photo ID: 583094878 New York, February 14, 2017: A U.S Customs and Border Protection vehicle is parked in the street on Lexington Avenue.

    Bhagowalia moves to CBP

    Former Treasury CIO Sonny Bhagowalia is now the top tech official at Customs and Border Protection. 04/23/2018

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