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FEATURES

The real American idols
Those who join public service have a special calling.

Rising Star judges
Here are profiles of the judges who chose this year's Rising Star winners.

Rising Star winners
Here are the profiles of the winners of this year’s Rising Star Awards.

Megan Quinn & Steve Ressler: Accidental organizers
Two federal employees who felt out of place in an unfamiliar government workplace started an after-hours social network called Young Government Leaders.

Steven Krauss: The organizer
A rising business leader at GTSI has brought together other young business and government information technology leaders for professional and social activities.

Stacie Boyd: The portfolio manager
A relative novice found she has a knack for managing an e-government initiative to streamline the grant-making process across all federal grant-making agencies.

Craig Larscheid: The energy manager
An environmentally conscious manager of midrange computer operations at the U.S. Postal Service made numerous “green” decisions that reduced costly power consumption.

Randi Greenberg: The security minder
A conscientious information security manager for the Homeland Security Department’s US-VISIT program insists that higher-ups listen to her on security matters.

Hire me already!
New recruits say government work is a good gig — and as rewarding as ever — but getting a foot in the door can be a drag.



NEWS

IM can cause instant trouble
Foley case highlights the potential pitfalls of instant messaging.

Filter catches Interior employees visiting gambling, sex sites

Doan campaigns against SEWP

Circuit

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Taking advantage of advantages
Government at its best can be challenging while giving its employees an evolving career.

Welles: Talking across generations

Azaroff: Forget MySpace. It’s time for FedSpace



MANAGEMENT

Bev Godwin: Serving on the front line of e-gov
Her job is to make government accessible by adopting the latest Web multimedia technologies.

Surveys to tap into feds’ feelings


TECHNOLOGY

New VOIP monitoring tools would make Ma Bell proud
Specialized products help agencies aim for carrier-grade quality levels.

Adobe focuses on Cold Fusion

Attensity masters linguistics

Chicago replaces Sun servers with HP

CryptoCard takes the pain out of passwords


BUSINESS

DOD’s SBIR program shifts focus
Commercialization is the new driving force in technology funding.

SOA federal market is wide open


POLICY

BTA sets standards for transformation
Defense agency says it must move quickly to prove its value to DOD business operations.

Rep. Kennedy offers EHR bill containing physician incentives

Davis highlights problems of data leakers



FlipSide

The Adventures of Doothis and Dally


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