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.
Former Army CIO joins World Wide Technology, while longtime telecom leader takes the reins of MetTel's federal practice.
White House adviser Chris Liddell acknowledged that the federal government is moving too slowly in filling permanent CIO positions.
FCW honors 21 early-career leaders in federal IT.
AT&T named a new head of its government business unit.
Barry West is acting deputy CIO at DHS, but the permanent CIO position remains open.
Kirstjen Nielsen, a former cybersecurity consultant and current deputy chief of staff in the White House, is returning to DHS to lead the agency.
Pushing forward with the department's reorganization plan, Defense Secretary James Mattis said "it's time to roll up our sleeves and get on with it."
Agility and modernization are key priorities of the nominee to lead the VA's Office of Enterprise Integration.
The Government Publishing Office tapped acting CIO Tracee Boxley for its top technology job.
Rob Joyce cautioned that requirements by foreign powers to review IT source code of U.S. vendors could lead to intellectual property theft.
The communications agency tapped researcher Eric Burger to serve as top technology policy advisor.
Former Maryland CIO David Garcia will replace David DeVries as the top tech official of the Office of Personnel Management.
At a time of generally low public trust in government, the Partnership for Public Service honored the work of civil servants at its annual awards gala.
Danny Toler, who held a senior post at the National Protections and Programs, has joined the consulting firm Acuity.
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CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
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