Will Hurd enjoys a high profile on IT issues as a freshman congressman, but he needs to win a tough election if he wants to keep rising on Capitol Hill.
HHS has named a new national coordinator for health IT, giving Karen DeSalvo an opportunity to ease out of her dual-hatted role at the agency.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has tapped the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' former CIO to be its new IT chief.
David De Vries will take over IT at the Office of Personnel Management, as the human resources agency prepares to stand up a new background check bureau.
The longtime federal IT leader also played key roles at DHS, GSA and other agencies.
NASA has selected Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz as its new chief information security officer.
A highly sensitive Navy post is going to a senior officer who -- unlike her predecessor -- brings an active security clearance.
With Avi Bender's departure to lead a data push at another Commerce Department component, the Census Bureau needs a new tech leader ahead of the 2020 headcount.
The search is on for a commissioner for the recently established Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration.
As the new CIO at the Department of Health and Human Services, Beth Killoran will lead agencywide work on cybersecurity and privacy protection.
Without a restoration of the hiring authority that brought him in, the long-serving CTO departed the IRS at the end of June.
Got some early-career colleagues who are doing great things in federal IT? Nominate them for FCW's 2016 Rising Star awards.
Hacks, tight budgets and oversight are driving a governmentwide push to shared services.
Matt Cutts, Google's longtime search quality guru, is taking a leave of absence to join the Defense Department's digital SWAT team.
After 16 months without a Senate-confirmed leader, the CIA has a nominee to head its Office of Inspector General.
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