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FEATURES


A new threat, a new institution: The fusion center
Rich Kelly, head of New Jersey's Regional Operations Intelligence Center, is building a new type of facility to improve threat information-sharing and coordination



  • Be sure to watch a video that goes behind the scenes of the ROIC.

  • Click here to see a map of all fusion centers nationwide.


Bridging the divide
Agencies must resolve difficult cultural and policy challenges to get homeland security and law enforcement information flowing freely


Google's Dave Girouard on Google-ization
Google executives now want to be players in what they believe will be the next game-changing event in technology: the transition to software as a service


NEWS


Buzz of the Week: ‘Unique opportunity’ lures Walker from GAO


IT budget request focuses on savings
Army Corps of Engineers scales back spending by consolidating 56 installations


Experts find fault with cyberdirective


DHS handoff worries lawmakers


Circuit


COMMENT


Editorial: Good government
Rep. Tom Davis has been good for the IT community and will be missed when he retires from government


Leidinger: Retooling government HR



  • Read Leidinger's previous FCW column, "Leidinger: Recruit creatively," here.

  • Read the Partnership for Public Service report on "Federal Human Capital: The Perfect Storm."


McNamara: Intelligence sharing



MANAGEMENT


Home is where the work is
Federal teleworkers navigate the ins and outs of life in a home office environment


In search of contracting officers



EXECUTECH


Improve your visibility
Agency practices often hinder information access, but search engine optimization helps



PROCUREMENT


Competitive sourcing fight isn't over
Bush administration and Congress can't agree on whether A-76 savings are real


Section 508 remains a high hurdle



POLICY


Budget '09 roundup: Cybersecurity tops the wish list
Many agencies’ IT projects would benefit from the president’s proposed spending



  • Find a link to the president’s fiscal 2009 budget request.

  • Read all of FCW's 2009 budget coverage.


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