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  • Workforce
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    Federal happiness still on the rise, survey says

    Most federal agencies improved their employee happiness scores for the third consecutive year, but the need for more effective leadership continues to hold back greater improvement. 12/06/2017

  • People
    Kirstjen Nielsen and Emily Murphy

    Senate confirms new DHS, GSA chiefs

    Kirstjen Nielsen, a former top aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, was confirmed to lead the Department of Homeland Security, while Emily Murphy was confirmed as administrator of the General Services Administration. 12/05/2017

  • Michael D. Griffin - USD R&E NASA

    Trump taps former NASA administrator to head DOD tech research

    If confirmed, Michael Griffin would be the Pentagon's first under secretary for research and engineering, and effectively serve as CTO. 12/05/2017

  • FCW Perspectives
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    The quest for seamless, secure identity and access management

    With hackers increasingly targeting users, federal agencies are turning to identity management to better protect their systems. 12/04/2017

  • Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, U.S. Navy

    Norton tipped as next DISA chief

    Defense Secretary James Mattis announced that current vice director Adm. Nancy Norton will succeed outgoing DISA head Lt. Gen Alan Lynn. 12/04/2017

  • Oversight
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    Minority representation in tech still lags

    Better federal data could help track efforts at increasing the percentage of women and minority in tech jobs, especially regarding compliance with equal opportunity laws by federal contractors, a report found. 12/01/2017

  • Acquisition
    Alan Thomas Commissioner Federal Acquisition Service GSA

    Modernization begins at home, says new FAS chief

    IT modernization is not only key for federal agencies, but to GSA's Federal Acquisition Service. 11/14/2017

  • Homeland Security
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    DHS nominee faces Senate

    Kirstjen Nielsen told a Senate committee that a planned border wall won't span the entire southern border and that cyberattacks have entered a more potent phase in their evolution. 11/08/2017

  • David Moskovitz (Photo: Zaid Hamid)

    Moskovitz moves on at Accenture

    Accenture Federal Chief Operating Officer John Goodman will succeed CEO David Moskovitz, effective Nov. 20. 11/08/2017

  • Management
    Dr. David Shulkin, VHA undersecretary

    VA looks to Congress to improve cost management

    The Department of Veterans Affairs also plans to roll out a series of initiative throughout November to improve its veterans' benefits services. 11/06/2017

  • Davita Vance-Cooks

    GPO director steps down

    Davita Vance-Cooks resigned as director of the Government Publishing Office and is moving to the private sector. 11/01/2017

  • Management
    Dr. John Zangardi, principal deputy CIO, Department of Defense

    Acting DOD tech chief tapped for DHS CIO post

    President Donald Trump selects a longtime DOD tech hand for the DHS CIO job 12 weeks after a New York hedge fund CISO abruptly left the post. 10/26/2017

  • Management
    Emily Murphy/GSA administrator designate

    Lawmakers hear from Trump's picks to lead GSA, OPM

    Federal hiring, the clearance backlog and procurement data came up in a Senate confirmation hearing for candidates to lead the Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration. 10/18/2017

  • New roles for Ferrell, Gowen

    Former Army CIO joins World Wide Technology, while longtime telecom leader takes the reins of MetTel's federal practice. 10/18/2017

  • Management
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    White House tech adviser: 'Way too many acting CIOs'

    White House adviser Chris Liddell acknowledged that the federal government is moving too slowly in filling permanent CIO positions. 10/12/2017

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