Management


Exit Sign

The feds who headed for the exits in 2014

FCW recaps the key retirements and shifts to the private sector.

Lead Like It Matters, front cover.

Get out of the weeds and lead

Excelling at a particular activity does not necessarily prepare to lead a team, just as playing the violin doesn't prepare you to be an orchestra's conductor.

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Agencies take different paths to mobility, GAO finds

A new study surveyed six agencies' strategies and their reliance on GSA for support in complying with the Digital Government Strategy.

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Iron Mountain settles with GSA over data storage suit

Firm agrees to pay $44.5 million over allegations of overcharging agencies for record storage.

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Inside the quest to prevent suicides through better data

FCW investigated efforts by the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to improve a joint data repository on military and veteran suicides. Something as impersonal and mundane as incomplete datasets could be exacerbating a national tragedy.

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The future of FedRAMP

Despite delays, the program is at a critical point for determining the ultimate impact of cloud technology in the government space.

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How to be a REALLY bad manager

10 rules to help you stand out from the management crowd (plus some tips on that other approach).

Marina Martin, VA CTO.

Marina Martin: Building a new digital service at VA

In an interview with FCW, the Department of Veterans Affairs' chief technology officer talks about overhauling the digital experience for VA customers.

U.S. Capitol at Night

Senate moves to open-data format

Government watchdogs called the move "great news for the ecosystem."

dollar signs

'CIOs shouldn't have five-year plans'

Funding is set for another year, but federal IT managers say they still need to keep their eye on the budget ball.

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FEMA contract, Secret Service tech and more NDAA provisions

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

DHS on Instagram, an app for the border and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Operation Jump Start

FCW is proud to support this Feb. 9 event to help the soldiers of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom transition to civilian careers.