Jeff Seaton is the new acting CIO at NASA while Jay Huie leaves GSA after 10 years and Vera Ashworth joins GSA after spending the last 15 years in the private sector.
The Pentagon told its contracting officers and contract administrators to boost the amount of money it pays vendors in the form of progress payments as one way to increase their cash flow amidst a sagging economy.
George Nesterczuk, the president’s first pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management, is returning to the agency as an adviser to the acting director. Nesterczuk withdrew his nomination from Senate consideration nearly three years ago.
Business activity might be nearly choked off, but this is a busy country. People are still thinking, creating, Congress is still doing its thing.
NASCIO’s midyear conference will go virtual May 4-5. Executive Director Doug Robinson explained developments and rationale resulting from the coronavirus, plus highlights from agenda and schedule of events.
While a governmentwide IG council promises regular updates to the website, government transparency advocates say the platform, in its current state, gives them few options to parse the data for greater accountability.
Laura Stanton, currently the deputy assistant commission for GSA’s IT Category, will take over on an acting basis when Bill Zielinski leaves on June 5.
David Shive, the General Services Administration’s chief information officer, replaced former Justice Department CIO Joe Klimavicz, who retired from federal service in February, as vice chairman of the CIO Council.
Essye Miller, the Defense Department’s principal deputy chief information officer, is retiring in June after 35 years of federal service. She will be replaced by John Sherman, who will come over from being the IC CIO since 2017.
The pandemic board will oversee more than $2 trillion in spending, but recent shakeups in its leadership raise longstanding questions about the independence of these watchdogs.
Acting Navy Secretary Tom Modly did 180-degree opposite of wise leadership at a crucial moment.
Nebraska’s CIO Ed Toner leverages his teaming approach for cybersecurity, compliance, risk and identity and access management (IAM) in the era of coronavirus.
The Office of Personnel Management has tapped Dennis Kirk, one of the president’s nominees to fill the Merit Systems Protection Board, to lead a key governmentwide workforce policy office.
Rob Leahy joins NASA Goddard as its new CIO after spending the last 17 months at the IRS.