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Published on Feb. 12, 2007

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FEATURES

A currency of trust
Federal executives can work more effectively with Congress. Here’s how.

Search gets smarter
5 solutions that could boost agencies’ productivity

A race to the technological frontier
DARPA’s annual robotic vehicle competition has reached the edge of the technologically possible


NEWS

OMB's budget theme continues: Do more with less
Agencies face fiscal 2008 with a challenge to get more value from past IT spending

Army kills $2B Land Warrior program

Circuit

Intercepts


COMMENT

Editorial: Change management
The changes to come will accentuate what FCW and GCN have been doing well already

Sprehe: Embracing data

Kelman: A novel idea: Read

Welles: How to turn a ship


MANAGEMENT

Kicked upstairs, Brad Boston takes charge
Former Cisco Systems CIO draws on his experience in managing large enterprises

Managers fret over telework issues

OPM survey finds employees enjoy work, but dislike their bosses


TECHNOLOGY

Sorting SOA fact from fiction
7 truths about service-oriented architecture that savvy leaders can take to the bank

4 ways tech changed the fight

Data loss gets personal

Democrats used good data to win midterms


BUSINESS

An advocate of commercial best practices
A colleague describes EDS’ David Hadsell as one ‘who under-promises but over-delivers’

Industry groups join hands

Ethics emphasis could be a procurement plus


POLICY

DISA to pay $1.2B for network protection
Defending against insider threats puts squeeze on budget

DOD modernization yields to war demands

US-VISIT program offers no exit


FCW Time Machine

1988: Kick-starting artificial intelligence


FLIPSIDE

A few minutes with...Ray Kane

 

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    Can MOOCs make the grade for federal training?

    Massive open online courses can offer specialized IT instruction on a flexible schedule and on the cheap. That may not always mesh with government's preference for structure and certification, however.

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    Cybersecurity: 6 schools with the right stuff

    The federal government craves more cybersecurity professionals. These six schools are helping meet that demand.

  • Rick Holgate

    Holgate to depart ATF

    Former ACT president will take a job with Gartner, follow his spouse to Vienna, Austria.

  • Are VA techies slacking off on Yammer?

    A new IG report cites security and productivity concerns associated with employees' use of the popular online collaboration tool.

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    Exclusive: The OPM breach details you haven't seen

    An official timeline of the Office of Personnel Management breach obtained by FCW pinpoints the hackers’ calibrated extraction of data, and the government's step-by-step response.

  • Stephen Warren

    Deputy CIO Warren exits VA

    The onetime acting CIO at Veterans Affairs will be taking over CIO duties at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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    DOD awards massive health records contract

    Leidos, Accenture and Cerner pull off an unexpected win of the multi-billion-dollar Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, beating out the presumptive health-records leader.

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    Sweating the stolen data

    Millions of background-check records were compromised, OPM now says. Here's the jaw-dropping range of personal data that was exposed.

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    Let's talk about Alliant 2

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