Adding telework to agency survival kits
A distributed workforce can keep essential services running after devastating man-made or natural disasters
SMS does SOS Short Message Service earns valued role as a link of last resort for crisis communications
Fail-safe storage options New options promise faster recovery plus better data protection at headquarters and remote sites
GAO: Common Criteria is not common enough
Auditors say the process takes too long and its effectiveness is not well-understood
FAA telecom effort lags
DHS looks for new financial management plan
Editorial: When the office is optional Although telework has never really taken hold, acceptance seems to be growing
Kelman: A concept whose time has come
Lisagor: Diversity generates creativity
Nadler: Know your rights
Wohlleben: Looking back, looking forward
Smith: The carrot-and-stick approach
GSA clarifies telework rules for managers
New guidelines attempt to eliminate confusion about legalities, properties
Leaders urged to manage dissent
Framework could aid global information exchange
UDEF attracting interest of National Cancer Institute, IT groups
Honey, I shrunk the computer
Symantec security gateways: Simple and reliable
Monster roars at government market
Key hires and new advisory board signal new fed focus
Input moves into IT consulting
Lack of oversight endangers missile defense
Inspector general and defense analysts point to network security and policy missteps
Time for a new look at security
Audio recordings are an endangered species
Some types of Web links break the law
PC crash? Chessen is ready to listen
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Without a future vision and an appetite for risk, reforms lead down a rabbit hole. There is a better way.
VA's top tech official says he is balancing risks while trying to keep the department's online services open for business.
After five years on the job, the founding director of the Office of Government Information Services believes that a deeper understanding and acceptance of FOIA is seeping into the federal government.
The September attack, made public Nov. 10, potentially puts customer and employee personal information at risk, including addresses, Social Security numbers and emails.
The General Services Administration's Matthew Goodrich predicts more agency-driven authorizations and previews a new two-year road map.
Archie Mackie became product director of enterprise computing at the Army PEO EIS in June. In a Nov. 7 interview with FCW, he explained why the Army is cautious but hopeful in its adoption of the cloud.
While IT procurement and design are already quite centralized under the Office of Information and Technology, sources tell FCW that telemedicine IT and app development at the Veterans Health Administration will be rolled up under the OI&T as well.
Steve Kelman argues that the best place to improve federal procurements is at the beginning.
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