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    Feds sound off on morale

    Responding to a recent FCW article, federal employees agree that shutdowns, furloughs and sequestration are making the government a less appealing workplace. Read More

    Comments: 5
  • cybersecurity concept

    Are IT certs really a measure of talent?

    Readers take issue with a recent report on the value of certifications. Read More

    Comments: 2
  • dollar signs

    Are cyber workforce woes actually all about the money?

    Readers suggest that substandard salaries -- and lack of real empowerment -- are the major obstacles to hiring. Read More

  • young people working

    What's so special about federal fellows?

    A reader wonders if a recent article on the effects of the shutdown on federal fellowships means FCW is not concerned about the rest of the federal workforce. Read More

  • gsa atrium

    It's about more than where you sit

    Some readers felt the concerns of contractors about GSA's renovated office space were not particularly relevant. Are they right? Read More

    Comments: 1
  • NOAA storm imagery

    Readers rankled over NOAA satellites

    Should NOAA continue to manage satellite programs? Some readers are dubious. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • Fed 100 logo

    Crafting a winning Fed 100 nomination

    FCW will open this year's Fed 100 nominations soon. Here are some tips on how to give your nominations their best chance at impressing our judges. Read More

  • keyhole digital

    How deep does NSA incursion at NIST go?

    Readers wonder whether revelations that NSA influenced some NIST standards imply a deeper connection. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • FedRAMP logo -- GSA image

    More than one path for FedRAMP

    Questions persist about agency-granted authorities to operate. Read More

  • cloud concept with man in suit

    Can a foreign firm safeguard American privacy?

    A Canadian firm has been hired to design a credentialing system for federal agencies, causing at least one reader to raise a question. Read More

    Comments: 2

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