Long-time NIH chief information officer set to retire

During her tenure Andrea Norris has led development of the agency's first technology strategic plan and the augmentation of its cybersecurity program.

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Arati Prabhakar confirmed as White House Office of Science and Tech Policy director


The first woman of color and immigrant to hold the position, she will advise on maintaining U.S. competitiveness in emerging technologies with investments in R&D.

Google Public Sector brings in new CEO Karen Dahut from Booz Allen Hamilton


The executive is tasked with expanding Google Public Sector's presence in the the federal, state and local government markets and growing its education sector portfolio.

Labor Department emerging tech chief among Sammies award winners


Krista Kinnard takes the emerging leaders medal for her work using robotic process automation to reduce administrative burdens at the agency.

Watchdog calls for further formalization of agency CIO responsibilities


GAO recommends that Congress consolidate responsibilities designated in law that agency IT leaders have inherited through the creation of the CIO role.

Office of the National Cyber Director to develop nationwide cyber workforce strategy ‘in the coming months’


It is intended to boost cybersecurity educational opportunities and improve cooperation with industry.

Department of Energy AI chief Pam Isom leaves post


She led the agency’s recently established Artificial Intelligence Advancement Council.

General Services Administration hires Dan Lopez as director of Login.gov


Lopez takes over the role from outgoing technology leader Amos Stone.

VA plans to award sole-source training contract to support Oracle Cerner EHR migration


Global Knowledge Training will help staff at the agency’s Office of Information Technology develop skills in three key areas.

Christopher Adams to join Treasury as CISO of Departmental Offices bureau


A spokesperson confirmed the appointment and said the IT leader will start work on Oct. 10.

Interior Department hires Darren Ash as chief information officer


He started in the top federal IT leadership role on Monday.