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FEATURES


State and local: Rules of engagement
Federal and state leaders of an environmental initiative share what they've learned about intergovernmental collaboration


Web extra: Otto Doll: How good collaboration happens



NEWS


Buzz of the Week: Doan gets blogged


Post-Doan GSA to focus on customers
Critics: She ‘broke a lot of china,’ but gave little thought to what happens next

Analysis: Doan's undoing

Rx for security clearance delays



COMMENT


Editorial: End of the Doan era



  • The deadline for submitting a Rising Star award nomination is May 6. If you know a young person who deserves recognition, nominate them online. Find more information.


Amtower: A drop in the bucket




MANAGEMENT


Army uses Lean yardstick
Measuring and analyzing service bottlenecks improved the Army's reputation with veterans




PROCUREMENT


Mistrust fosters oversight arms race
Lawmakers and acquisition leaders compete on measures to improve contractor oversight





POLICY



Bill targets messy e-records
Measure would set minimum standard for agencies' records management systems



Social Security braces for retirees



FLIPSIDE


FCW Movie madness: Triumph of the 'Hunt'


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The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.

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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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