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A quick guide to 4 government blogs (and one other) that are becoming important voices in the communityThe tax service sorts through proposals to expand e-filing, but it finds no easy answersMiss the Download from a past issue?

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FEATURES


Government enters the blogosphere
TSA and other pioneering agencies identify best practices for leveraging blogs and other social networking applications



5 blogs worth reading


NEWS


Buzz of the Week: Wowed by Alabama


Vendor assailed for unfair marketing
Encryption company accused of using government assessments that don't exist


E-records haunt OSC chief


Founding Fathers go digital




COMMENT


Editorial: Rob Burton: A steady hand



Aronie: The Eagle and the Arrow


Fox: Doan picked a good fight


Soloway: Challenges are opportunities



MANAGEMENT


Feds discover gold in blog posts
Interactive Web becomes a tool for agencies to highlight resources and engage the public



  • Check out the federal blogs mentioned in this article.



EXECUTECH



Training as portable as the Marines
Deployable Virtual Training Environment keeps Marines’ skills from getting rusty



PROCUREMENT


Performance contracts fall short
Audits point to a need for additional training to develop contracting officers’ knowledge


Could frequent industry days help DOD deliver system?




POLICY


IRS seeks ideas to boost e-filing


DHS touts intell advances

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