• Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    Ash Carter returns to Harvard

    The former secretary of defense is taking the helm of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. 03/29/2017

  • Management
    Editorial credit: Ovidiu Hrubaru / Shutterstock.com

    Can Jared fix federal IT?

    Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication. 03/27/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Michael Daniel. (Image credit: Sean Lyngaas)

    Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

    As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing. 03/27/2017

  • Shutterstock image: the White House.

    White House adds a tech adviser

    Matt Lira, a former top staffer to the House majority leader, is joining the White House team. 03/23/2017

  • Contracting
    fraud in digits

    Former FBI IT contractor pleads guilty in corruption case

    A former database administrator who worked in the FBI’s IT division pleaded guilty to lying about financial transactions during a fraud investigation. 03/22/2017

  • Workforce
    gears on diagram

    Does the SES have a future under Trump?

    Former feds believe investing in the senior executive service is the most effective path to reform, but calls by Trump advisers for a rollback of government could deter senior administrators from buying in. 03/20/2017

  • Shutterstock image (by alienant): An aerial view of the pentagon rendered as a vector.

    Trump names six to top Pentagon posts

    The White House has put forward six new nominees for top positions at the Department of Defense to join Secretary of Defense Mattis who is currently the only Senate-confirmed Trump appointee in the DOD. 03/16/2017

  • White House
    Rob Joyce NSA/WH

    NSA vet Rob Joyce to lead cyber at White House

    The Trump administration has tapped Rob Joyce, formerly the top hacker at NSA, to serve as White House cybersecurity advisor, the position previously held by Michael Daniel. 03/15/2017

  • Innovation
    Image from FOSE: Maria Roat.

    'A prototype is worth a thousand meetings'

    SBA CIO Maria Roat is urging agencies to encourage experimentation -- and to not confuse modernization with innovation. 03/13/2017

  • Aaron Snow

    Former 18F director joins cBrain

    The former head of the General Services Administration's 18F innovation shop has joined service founder Greg Godbout at the digital government firm cBrain. 03/09/2017

  • Homeland Security
    Elaine Duke DHS

    DHS nominee grilled on wall costs

    03/08/2017
  • White House
    Shutterstock image: the White House.

    Aide to Trump tech adviser picked as deputy CTO

    Michael Kratsios, the former chief of staff of Peter Thiel's venture firm, is getting a senior White House tech job. 03/06/2017

  • People
    Jason Providakes MITRE

    New CEO takes over at MITRE

    Dr. Jason Providakes is taking over as president and CEO of MITRE, the not-for-profit organization that operates federally funded research and development centers. 03/06/2017

  • LaVerne Horton Council

    Council to take leadership post at MITRE

    The former VA CIO is joining MITRE as senior vice president and general manager of the group's Center for Connected Government. 03/03/2017

  • Policy
    DJT Joint Session

    Trump pushes sweeping changes in speech to nation

    In an address to a rare joint session of Congress, President Trump discussed his near-term plans, and his aim to dramatically change the priorities of the federal government in his 2018 budget. 02/28/2017

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