Virginia Tech names director of new innovation campus
Lance Collins will lead Virginia Tech's efforts to build university and industry partnerships to advance development of technology and talent.
DOD ‘considering qualified candidates’ for CDO as it transitions role
The Department of Defense CDO will now be housed under the CIO's purview, and Dana Deasy is "considering qualified candidates" for the role, currently held by Michael Conlin.
NSA chief information officer role remains ‘ambiguous’
Failure to clarify the position's authorities and responsibilities means the agency might not be getting the most out of its IT, according to NSA OIG.
TechCongress welcomes new innovation fellows to Capitol Hill
Six new fellows join the growing program.
Cities need specialists to keep pace with emerging tech, experts say
Panelists at the Consumer Electronics Show suggested cities hire people — which they referred to as "lookers" — to manage civic-tech pilot projects.
Baltimore worker stole funds during cyberattack, city watchdog says
A city sanitation worker embezzled as much as $455 by shredding tickets that had to be handwritten when a ransomware attack disabled electronic payments.
The process for security clearance reciprocity needs to change
In this op-ed, Charlie Allen says its time to institute changes to the security clearance process that Congress passed 15 years ago.
New Jersey's Twitter account is unabashedly New Jersey
Staffers in Gov. Phil Murphy's office are taking a different approach to the state's Twitter account and attracting fanfare and New Jersey pride in the process.
Coding it Forward fellowship changes participants’ minds about federal service, survey shows
A survey by the Partnership for Public Service shows how the Civic Digital Fellowship impacts fellows' future career plans.
Pacific University hires executive to head dual CIO-CISO role
Brandon Gatke says he's working to not enter the role "like a wrecking ball," but instead to promote a culture among his workforce centered around listening.