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Published on Feb. 12, 2007

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A currency of trust
Federal executives can work more effectively with Congress. Here’s how.

Search gets smarter
5 solutions that could boost agencies’ productivity

A race to the technological frontier
DARPA’s annual robotic vehicle competition has reached the edge of the technologically possible


OMB's budget theme continues: Do more with less
Agencies face fiscal 2008 with a challenge to get more value from past IT spending

Army kills $2B Land Warrior program




Editorial: Change management
The changes to come will accentuate what FCW and GCN have been doing well already

Sprehe: Embracing data

Kelman: A novel idea: Read

Welles: How to turn a ship


Kicked upstairs, Brad Boston takes charge
Former Cisco Systems CIO draws on his experience in managing large enterprises

Managers fret over telework issues

OPM survey finds employees enjoy work, but dislike their bosses


Sorting SOA fact from fiction
7 truths about service-oriented architecture that savvy leaders can take to the bank

4 ways tech changed the fight

Data loss gets personal

Democrats used good data to win midterms


An advocate of commercial best practices
A colleague describes EDS’ David Hadsell as one ‘who under-promises but over-delivers’

Industry groups join hands

Ethics emphasis could be a procurement plus


DISA to pay $1.2B for network protection
Defending against insider threats puts squeeze on budget

DOD modernization yields to war demands

US-VISIT program offers no exit

FCW Time Machine

1988: Kick-starting artificial intelligence


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FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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