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  • Workforce
    U.S. Capitol (Photo by M DOGAN / Shutterstock)

    Paid parental leave for feds in NDAA

    The must-pass defense bill is set to emerge from conference committee with a provision that gives civilian feds 12 weeks of paid parental leave. 12/09/2019


    SEC names new Cyber Unit chief

    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced senior advisor Kristina Littman will lead a cyber unit that has increasingly focused on unregulated and fraudulent cryptocurrency activity. 12/03/2019

  • People
    Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer Dr. John A. Zangardi speaks at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

    Zangardi takes new post at Leidos

    After exiting the top tech job at DHS, Dr. John Zangardi is moving into a business development role at federal contractor Leidos. 11/26/2019

  • People
    Jeanette Manfra testifies at a House committee hearing in Nov. 2018

    Manfra announces plans to step down from CISA

    One of the federal government's top cybersecurity officials announced she would be stepping down at the end of the year. 11/21/2019

  • Acquisition
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    DHS acquisitions are steady despite CIO departure

    Technology procurement at the Department of Homeland Security remains on steady ground despite the departure of CIO Dr. John Zangardi earlier this month for an industry job, according to the agency's top acquisition official. 11/21/2019

  • People

    Zangardi out at DHS

    John Zangardi, CIO for the Department of Homeland Security, sent an email to staff Friday announcing he would be stepping down. 11/15/2019

  • People
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    Chad Wolf poised to take over DHS

    The Senate confirmed Wolf as undersecretary for the Office of Strategy, Policy and Plans, clearing the way for him to advance to replace Kevin McAleenan as acting head of the Department of Homeland Security. 11/13/2019

  • Defense
    Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics  at Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 16, 2019.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo)

    Air Force gears up for first 'connect-a-thon'

    Will Roper, the Air Force's acquisition head, said one of the best ways to prove budget needs to Congress is to show effects in the first event that centers around virtually connecting aircraft platforms. 11/12/2019

  • People

    Alan Thomas to advise investment firm on tech

    The General Services Administration's former top acquisition service official has a new job at an investment firm's cloud and cyber solutions company. 11/12/2019

  • Veterans Affairs
    Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer speaks at an Oct. 10 FCW event (Photo credit: Troy K. Schneider)

    VA's pivot to agile

    With 10 months on the job, Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer is pushing his organization toward a culture of constant delivery. 11/08/2019

  • 2019 Government Innovation Awards
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    Get to know the 2019 Rising Stars

    FCW profiles 21 early-career phenoms who are driving change in government IT. 10/31/2019

  • Acquisition
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    An insider's guide to avoiding procurement fraud

    Outright criminal procurement fraud is thankfully rare, but compliance issues in federal contracting often have legal ramifications. Good communication can help, according to a new book. 10/31/2019

  • 2019 Government Innovation Awards

    Rising Star: Dr. Leonie Heyworth

    Director of Synchronous Telehealth, VHA Office of Connected Care/ Telehealth Services, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs 10/31/2019

  • 2019 Government Innovation Awards

    Rising Star: Michelle Johnson

    Communications Manager and Senior Research Analyst, Section 809 Panel, Defense Acquisition University 10/31/2019

  • 2019 Government Innovation Awards

    Rising Star: Christopher Rorvig

    Senior Consultant, Consulting Services, CGI Federal 10/31/2019

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