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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


The Fed 100

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

Featured

  • Shutterstock image (by wk1003mike): cloud system fracture.

    Does the IRS have a cloud strategy?

    Congress and watchdog agencies have dinged the IRS for lacking an enterprise cloud strategy seven years after it became the official policy of the U.S. government.

  • Shutterstock image: illuminated connections between devices.

    Who won what in EIS

    The General Services Administration posted detailed data on how the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract might be divvied up.

  • Wikimedia Image: U.S. Cyber Command logo.

    Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

    The White House announced a long-planned move to elevate Cyber Command to the status of a full combatant command.

  • Photo credit: John Roman Images / Shutterstock.com

    Verizon plans FirstNet rival

    Verizon says it will carve a dedicated network out of its extensive national 4G LTE network for first responders, in competition with FirstNet.

  • AI concept art

    Can AI tools replace feds?

    The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy.

  • DOD Common Access Cards

    DOD pushes toward CAC replacement

    Defense officials hope the Common Access Card's days are numbered as they continue to test new identity management solutions.

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