NIST unveils new leadership team to drive semiconductor innovation

The agency’s CHIPS Research and Development Office aims to advance U.S. research and development efforts and "ensure America’s global leadership" in the semiconductor sector, officials said. 

TSP participants sue agency over ‘botched’ recordkeeper transition

A class action lawsuit filed last week alleges that the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program repeatedly failed to pay out participants’ withdrawal and loan requests for months following the transition to a new recordkeeping vendor.

BSA taps former chief acquisition officer as new procurement lead

The Software Alliance, also known as BSA, is taking on a new focus on procurement with Jessica Salmoiraghi, formerly of the General Services Administration.

US deploys tech diplomacy to cultivate leadership in emerging fields

The Biden administration’s latest foreign policy pillar prioritizes uniform standards on critical technologies within ally nations.

NASA team’s plan to decode UFO sightings hinges on better data

The space agency is convening an independent panel to publish a report later this summer featuring best practices for data collection on unidentified anomalous phenomena.

Senate confirms Biden's pick to lead NARA

Colleen Shogan will now lead the National Archives and Records Administration.

Welcome to FCW Insider Chat

Introducing a podcast series that explores the innovators working behind the scenes to transform the way the federal government operates.  

Government Eagle Award

Laura J. Stanton has set a tone for excellent communication, partnership and leadership in the federal acquisition community.

Industry Eagle Award

Max Peterson, a Washington, D.C.-area native, finding solutions for civic challenges feels like the perfect fit.

Catalyst Award

Longtime federal technology leader Maria Roat says she relishes the challenges.

The 2023 Federal 100

Meet the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT in 2022.

ARPA-H nets data, design experts in new Presidential Innovation Fellows cohort

Thirteen agencies will host 20 private sector fellows to help develop innovative ways to deliver public service.

USDS alum Lynn Overmann talks priorities in new role as Beeck Center’s director

Continuing a recent tradition of former U.S. Digital Services officials tapped to lead Georgetown University’s technology and policy hub, Overmann talks about the challenges and opportunities of helping bring innovation to the federal government.

IRS CIO moving to Treasury CTO post

Jeff King, currently deputy chief information officer at Treasury, will be taking on the role of acting CIO at the IRS.

Biden’s IRS pick says he wants to move agency’s systems into the 21st century

Nominee for IRS commissioner Danny Werfel, a self-professed “government geek,” talked customer experience, cybersecurity and IT modernization with senators at a Wednesday hearing.

Announcing the 2023 Federal 100

Meet the 100 outstanding individuals being honored for going above and beyond in support of federal IT over the past year.

National Cyber Director to retire next week

Chris Inglis will retire almost two years after beginning the job.