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Published Nov. 5, 2007


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FEATURES


The 'just do it' program manager
Good program managers, like good politicians, make promises and then deliver



Enterprise 2.0 and you
A view of the future of mass collaboration in government and business from the man who coined the term



NEWS


Buzz of the Week: HSPD-12 fears


Panel must narrow cybersecurity scope
31 experts form a commission to give next president their advice on network defenses


Appeals court stops some NASA HSPD-12 background checks


Strategy refines fusion centers’ role


COMMENT


Editorial: Seeking the difference-makers
We are now accepting nominations for the 2008 Federal 100 awards.



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Stephenson: Transparent government



FCW Forum: Too many contractors?



Aronie: The danger of discounts


MANAGEMENT


DOD: Congress must fix NSPS
Collective bargaining elements of NSPS remain an obstacle to full deployment



TECHNOLOGY


Tech that tracks your moves
Maturing wireless options spawn a host of useful location-aware applications


Science 2.0 evolves


PROCUREMENT


FAA outsourcing raises concern
Plan for greater reliance on contractors is a challenge for the National Airspace System


Navy looks beyond NMCI


POLICY


A fix for formulating budgets
OMB declares war on the spreadsheet as a tool in the annual budget process



GAO and IGs find agency grant tracking is unreliable


SBA stumbles on e-mail privacy



FLIPSIDE


FCW Time Machine: 2004
SLA learning curve


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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.

  • Shutterstock image (by edel): graduation cap and diploma.

    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.

  • FCW magazine

    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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