Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Faith Cranor will replace Ashkan Soltani as chief technologist, the consumer protection agency announced on Dec. 3.
Struggling with a flood of data, the U.S. Marshals Service has hired a new chief data officer and is looking for ways to make agency personnel smarter about using data.
Jennifer Kerber is resigning as director of the General Services Administration's Connect.gov program to take a private-sector job.
The Office of Personnel Management has launched an online portal for victims, and people who think they may be victims, of the massive data breach.
After more than four years running the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, Doug Wiltsie is shifting into a new role for the Army.
Here are 14 young women and men -- in agencies and the private sector alike -- who are overachieving in their current roles and distinguishing themselves as the likely leaders of tomorrow.
Lindsay Burack helped streamline the National Cancer Institute's Cancer.gov website, making it more user-friendly and adding support for social sharing.
Katherine Mullins has been instrumental in enabling all levels of government to communicate securely via the Homeland Security Information Network.
Michael Brody has a unique ability to reconcile mission needs with privacy protections, which requires close collaboration with DHS' many independent-minded components.
At Red Team Consulting, Kassar helped small and midtier companies find opportunities in the federal marketplace.
Akosua Ali ironed out complex acquisition issues and found millions of dollars in unused funds at DHS.
At JPL, Evan Chan helped lead the creation of paperless procurement and augmented-reality initiatives.
Erica McCann makes recommendations about legislative and regulatory actions that affect the contracting environment, which benefits both government and industry.
Michael Wheeless successfully demonstrated that commercial smartphones and tablets could connect securely from Navy ships to networks back ashore.
Mark Naggar's innovative approach to acquisition at the Department of Health and Human Services has touched off a reform effort that is spreading to other agencies.
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