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FEATURES

An 800-pound gorilla no more?
Unix still has staying power, but Linux continues to make steady gains in the federal market

A new direction for open source
Software vendors consider switch to fee-based model

Army lessons learned
Junior officers sharing battlefield experiences in near-real time adapt faster than the Army’s top military leaders



NEWS

Court decision lifts cloud hanging over Interior
Federal appeals court reverses order that would have shut down much of Interior’s IT

DHS bill slashes research funds

Congress to quiz top VA officials

Circuit

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Doan’s early mark
Lurita Doan has served as GSA's administrator for only a few weeks, but there are a number of positive signs.

Kelman: Contracting is a balancing act



MANAGEMENT

The veterinarian becomes a CIO
Gregory Parham combines his career interests in epidemiology and information technology

Why can’t feds hire better, faster?


TECHNOLOGY

Can AJAX find harmony on agency Web sites?
Hot coding technique unable to hit fed Web pages because of accessibility questions

Malware threats on the rise

The Pipeline

Gateway E-100M: The price is right



BUSINESS

Critical data loss from within spawns new market
Outbound content compliance segment expected to hit $2 billion by 2009

Small businesses wait for DOD dollars



POLICY

Politics changes A-76 landscape
Congress uses its power to intercede in public/private job competitions

Do Alaskan companies freeze out competitors?

FIPS policy creates Catch-22



FlipSide

One child, one laptop


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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