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Tom Shoop

Vice President and Editor in Chief

Tom Shoop
Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.
CIO Briefing

Doing Bold Work? Share Your Story

This is your chance to highlight the important work you’re doing, share your ideas with peers from other agencies and learn from their experiences.

CIO Briefing

So, What Does a CIO Actually Do All Day?

Sits in lots of meetings, seeks to build consensus and handles the unexpected.

CIO Briefing

Obama Calls for IT Procurement Reform

Purchasing changes must come after health care website is fixed, he says.

CIO Briefing

Alleged Navy Yard Shooter Worked Under Major IT Contract

Aaron Alexis was employed by HP subcontractor on Navy Marine Corps Intranet program.

CIO Briefing

How to Hack the System to Change Government

Jennifer Pahlka, government’s new deputy CTO, on pushing innovation in the federal context.

Ideas

Is Government Now the Caboose of Technology?

Federal agencies used to drive technology innovation. Now, not so much.

CIO Briefing

What the 'new social operating system' means for government

Americans who 'live in networks' demand new ways of interacting with agencies.

Cybersecurity

Napolitano: Cyber exec order under review

DHS chief declines to provide timetable for when it might be issued.

IT Modernization

Agencies grapple with real-world cloud challenges

Hurdles range from security to workforce issues, top federal IT officials say.

Ideas

A Whole Different Kind of Platform

In aviation, the future of technology ain't what it used to be.

News

White House names new Recovery Board chief

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News

Recovery Board chairman to step down

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Ideas

First Lady, First Tweet