The Department of Veterans Affairs also plans to roll out a series of initiative throughout November to improve its veterans' benefits services.
Davita Vance-Cooks resigned as director of the Government Publishing Office and is moving to the private sector.
President Donald Trump selects a longtime DOD tech hand for the DHS CIO job 12 weeks after a New York hedge fund CISO abruptly left the post.
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.