• People
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    Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

    The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders. 08/07/2018

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    GSA gets new head of services office

    A former OPM executive will lead GSA’s planned Service Management Office as the agencies merge operations. 08/07/2018

  • People

    DHS' Mosley headed to FDIC

    Sara Mosley, the chief enterprise architect for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, will be leaving her post in mid-August. 08/06/2018

  • People
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    Collins-Smee leaving GSA

    One of the primary architects of GSA’s Centers of Excellence program will return to the private sector at the end of August. 08/02/2018

  • People
    Thomas Giammo

    Federal IT pioneer Giammo dies at 79

    Three-time Fed 100 winner led major transformation efforts at the Social Security Administration, NOAA and USPTO. 08/02/2018

  • People
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    Trump announces nominee to head OSTP

    Kelvin Droegemeier, an extreme-weather expert, is the president's pick for the long-vacant Office of Science and Technology Policy director's post. 08/01/2018

  • People
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    DOE names Diachin to exascale project

    The Department of Energy tapped a supercomputing veteran to help run its nascent Exascale Computing Program. 08/01/2018

  • People
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    Trump picks Gfrerer to head VA IT

    A career Marine Corps officer and cybersecurity specialist, James Gfrerer most recently worked for Ernst & Young. 07/29/2018

  • People
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    USMC names new CIO

    Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock takes over as CIO at the U.S. Marine Corps. 07/27/2018

  • People
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    Powner to exit GAO

    After 16 years working at the Government Accountability Office, IT oversight expert Dave Powner is taking his talents to MITRE. 07/25/2018

  • People
    Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

    Grant Schneider named federal CISO

    A year and a half into the Trump administration, Schneider can remove the “acting” label from his job title. 07/19/2018

  • People
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    Senior fed is Trump's pick to lead Census Bureau

    Steven Dillingham, director of the Office of Strategic Information, Research, and Planning at the Peace Corps, was nominated to lead the Census Bureau through 2021. 07/18/2018

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    Last chance to nominate a Rising Star

    The deadline for submissions is midnight ET on July 18. 07/16/2018

  • Defense
    First Lts. Timothy Hennessy, left, and James Gusman during the Cyber Direct Commissioning Ceremony May 9, 2018, at Fort Benning, Georgia.

    Army Cyber Command brings on first direct-commissioned officers

    The first successful recruits of a pilot program to commission cyber talent are getting ready to serve. 07/12/2018

  • People
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA's veteran CISO retires

    The long-time chief of the General Services Administration's IT security program retired at the end of June to move halfway around the world. 07/10/2018

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