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Leadership lessons
In this year's Federal 100 issue, we highlight some of the secrets of success in the government information technology community

One small step for IT
This year's Federal 100 Awards honor people in the government information technology community who deal with day-to-day issues to prepare for the challenges the country might face

10 Federal 100 winners' profiles

2007 Federal 100, Eagle Award judges


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: FOSE: The wisdom of masses

OMB: Vista is an opportunity to set desktop standards
Policies at the Air Force, Army serve as a governmentwide model

ODNI, DOD agree on security certification processes

DOD looks at cyberoffense

Circuit

Intercepts


COMMENT

Editorial: Show ’em the money
DHS' decision to give the CIO spending authority across the agency is an important step -- for the agency and for CIOs

Davis: First do no harm

Welles: MCAT is not a test


MANAGEMENT

Creators of PART predict a lasting legacy
Program assessment tool might not survive, but the culture it created most likely will

OPM cites progress with strategy to add flexibility to federal hiring

 


TECHNOLOGY

Technology briefs


BUSINESS

Critics say contracting bill could do harm
By making it harder to attract new employees,
Waxman’s proposal is flawed, opponents say

 


POLICY

DOD seeks greater software assurance
Globalization of software development raises concerns among national security officials

Congress passes 9/11 bills


FLIPSIDE

FCW@20: Fed 100 awards

 

Buzz of the Week

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FCW in Print

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

Featured

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1996, 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.

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    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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    Merged IT modernization bill punts on funding

    A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.

  • General Frost

    Army wants cyber capability everywhere

    The Army's cyber director said cyber, electronic warfare and information operations must be integrated into warfighters' doctrine and training.

  • Rising Star 2013

    Meet the 2016 Rising Stars

    FCW honors 30 early-career leaders in federal IT.

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