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FEATURES

Not dead yet
Tape storage makes a stand in archival and some backup applications

Fortress on the Hill
Capitol Visitor Center has 580,000 square feet underground, but officials won’t say whether it is a congressional bunker



NEWS

Bill would prevent DOD from pulling clearances
Davis measure would briefly relieve clearance crisis

Mass. relaxes open-format mandate

Congress divided over fixes for FEMA

John Johnson picked for critical role at GSA



COMMENT

Editorial: Opportunities abound
The Bush administration’s pandemic plan is rife with opportunities for the government IT community

Letters

Courtland: Focusing on the future



MANAGEMENT

Curt Barker: The man who mastered deadlines
As a pro bono project manager at NIST, he unlocked the secrets of teamwork

‘Ticked off’ about pay at GAO

Agencies struggle to hire technical talent


TECHNOLOGY

Iraqi scientists get virtual access to research
Federal, private sector will help Iraqis build and take control of digital science library

The Pipeline



BUSINESS

Government increasingly outsources business intelligence work
More agencies are turning to third-party data brokers to mitigate risks

Lockheed Martin makes Savi buy

Damming the data stream



POLICY

GSA gets buyout nod
Troubled procurement agency can now offer early-outs to as many as 395 employees

Protests put brakes on ITES

Congress blamed xxx

Bill demands free public access to science reports



FlipSide

Uncle Sam as a hot employer


The Fed 100

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

  • Image from Shutterstock.

    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

  • Fed 100 logo

    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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