More than 150 people turned out for the 3rd annual Tech Lady Hackathon in D.C. on Aug. 8.
Stan Lowe's retirement from VA comes a day after Deputy CIO Stephen Warren announced his departure.
GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth informed Sen. Claire McCaskill that the System for Award Management is scheduled for integration on Aug. 23, 2017.
The onetime acting CIO at Veterans Affairs will be taking over CIO duties at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Jason Matheny has worked at Oxford University, the World Bank and the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins.
"It's not enough to just bring in smart, talented people. They need to work hand-in-hand with the many innovators and career leaders in government. And then to show quick wins."
Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill used Denise Turner Roth's confirmation hearing to bore in on delays in the System for Award Management.
The California Democrat with a degree in computer science chastises government for launching tech "when they know it's going to fail. We should just stop doing that."
NASA Inspector General Paul Martin says the agency has made strides, but is still far from perfect when it comes to IT governance and cybersecurity.
Chief Records Officer Paul Wester would prefer that records management was done right, of course, but the political kerfuffles do offer a teachable moment.
The third annual D.C. hackathon for women in tech is taking place Aug. 8 -- part of a much larger effort to diversify the IT ranks.
Longtime national labs official will be the first woman to lead one of the Energy Department's nuclear security laboratories.
OMB's deputy director of management is being dispatched to deal with a troubled agency -- again.
Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Beth Cobert will step in as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management.
Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
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