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Marrying data and security

Partial solutions exist for providing persistent protection, but getting all of them to work together will be the next challenge


Ethics: Rules vs. common sense

Industry executives worry that heightened ethics sensitivity will stymie productive and necessary relations between government and industry


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Managing human capital

GAO analysts vote to form union
'Ecstatic' employees turn their focus to setting bargaining priorities

Agencies still struggle to manage IT

DOD failed to stop exploitation

Circuit

COMMENT

Editorial: OMB's 483-day sprint

OMB officials said they will launch no new initiatives for the remainder of the Bush administration. There are better ways to motivate federal workers.

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Telework's digital tether

FCW Forum blog generates a lively exchange
about what it means to work outside the office

MANAGEMENT

Reluctant managers resist telework

Telework proponents urge better training programs and funding


GSA's 50 percent solution: How to get there

OPM posts alert on USAJobs

TECHNOLOGY

Get ready for all-IP networks

New IP-based services on Networx could

usher in big changes for federal agencies

Technology briefs

DARPA leads new AI research


PROCUREMENT

SEWP business is up, fee down

Popularity of SEWP IV prompts NASA to lower the contract's service fee

Agencies can rehire retired experts

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DOD launches workforce study of contracting skills


POLICY

OMB to explore Government 2.0

A deal with New Paradigm will help agencies craft e-gov strategies

Feds offered data-sharing tool for anti-terrorism efforts

HUD's housing locator aids victims


General asks for shakeup in DOD's C2 programs

Planners describe disaster strategies

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  • Shutterstock image (by venimo): e-learning concept image, digital content and online webinar icons.

    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.

  • Shutterstock image: digital fingerprint, cyber crime.

    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.

  • Shutterstock image: monitoring factors of healthcare.

    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.

  • Sweating the OPM data breach -- Illustration by Dragutin Cvijanovic

    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

    The General Services Administration is going to great lengths to gather feedback on its IT services GWAC. Will it make for a better acquisition vehicle?

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