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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


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




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


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 briefs


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



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

Congress passes 9/11 bills


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.


  • Shutterstock image: looking for code.

    How DOD embraced bug bounties -- and how your agency can, too

    Hack the Pentagon proved to Defense Department officials that outside hackers can be assets, not adversaries.

  • Shutterstock image: cyber defense.

    Why PPD-41 is evolutionary, not revolutionary

    Government cybersecurity officials say the presidential policy directive codifies cyber incident response protocols but doesn't radically change what's been in practice in recent years.

  • 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.

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