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FEATURE


Full medical jacket
The military’s personal health record projects — which aim for convenience, lower costs and better health outcomes — are shaking up deeply rooted business processes.





THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: The art of the retirement speech




FCW FORUM

Editorial: Looking beyond e-mail


STEM the competitiveness gap




ACQUISITION


Navy wants to be the decider
With its follow-on contract for NMCI, the Navy plans to take the lead on key decisions.


MANAGEMENT

Avoid the transition slowdown
Empowering employees is critical to sustaining government gains, a Cisco executive says.


POLICY

Clearance gets a reform boost
Recent executive order clarifies roles and sets agencies’ responsibilities.


TECHNOLOGY

A cloudy forecast for storage?
Agencies weigh the cost savings and risks of emerging “cloud” storage services?



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