Upcoming FCW Features


Upcoming FCW Feature

**September 28

Due to a change in the editorial calendar, the coverage scheduled for the September 7th and September 28th issue will swap places. Here are the new topics for the September 28th issue:

September 28 Special Report: Reinventing the IT Infrastructure

When designing their next generation data centers, federal agencies should think like a cloud if they want to build the most flexible, cost effective operation possible. This story will cover why one would want to model an internal datacenter like a cloud, how to do it, and what stands in the way of doing so.

Writer: Brian Robinson, brian AT hullite DOT com

September 28 Smart Manager’s Guide

How do busy government IT executives keep on top of all the information they need to know do their jobs? Here is a list of the information sources, good habits and tricks that can help manage the fire hose of information available in today’s world.

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com

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September 14 FCW Report on Emergency Management/COOP

This story will examine what makes for an effective test of IT-enabled emergency management systems and procedures, including pre-test planning, conducting the test itself, and post-test analysis. The story will take special note of tests of emergency response management systems based on the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines.

Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net

 

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 September 21 360 Report: Network Centric Operations

Service oriented architecture is supposed to be a key underpinning of network-centric operations, but SOA has come into criticism in recent months for not delivering on several key promises, with one analyst going so far as to declare it dead. What does this mean for network-centric operations, and will the Defense Department look for other approaches or adjust SOA to address deficiencies?

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com

 

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