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FEATURES

Taming mobile data
5 steps and 3 tools to stop sensitive information from walking out the door

Diamonds in the data
Federal agencies increasingly use data mining to extract valuable info buried in large databases

Making EVM matter
Earned value management has been around for decades but is now becoming an essential part of how agencies manage projects. Why should you care?

Migrating to IPv6
With deadlines looming, agencies need to get serious about upgrading their data networks to the next-generation IP



NEWS

FEMA pledges better disaster relief fund payouts
Poor use of IT frequently led to payment of fraudulent claims in 2005

DOE security upgrades could better protect data

New Google portal delves into gov sites

Intercepts

Circuit



COMMENT

Editorial: Maintaining control
After years of being just talk, data mining is in vogue.

Welles: Whistle-blowers are wary



MANAGEMENT

Rand identifies workforce-planning risks
Limited data could slow management efforts to match DOD workforce to supply and demand

CXOs focus on collaboration as key to better management


TECHNOLOGY

Supercomputing takes NASA to infinity and beyond
From science to space exploration, the world’s fourth-fastest computer is an agency asset

The Pipeline

Roadblocks hamper emergency response system coordination


BUSINESS

Fed contractors want thorough overhaul of clearance processing
Poll details many faults in ‘wholesale systemic failure’

SPACs gain ground in federal M&A action



POLICY

PART earns partial credit from critics
Both sides agree that the program rating tool, despite flaws, has few competitors

Health IT lawmakers study privacy

Key House leader pushes for FAA telecom project funding

Financial Line of Business questioned



FlipSide

A grand time


Featured

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

  • Census
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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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