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Combat trauma theater
Virtual reality technologies are helping combat veterans overcome the mental wounds of war

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Lawmakers intensified their oversight of the General Services Administration by summoning GSA Administrator Lurita Doan last week. But GSA has been regular fodder for Federal Computer Week cartoonist John Klossner.


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Caught in the crossfire

Doan hearing focuses on improper politics
Waxman seeks information about whether GSA’s leader and others violated Hatch Act

With Networx in place, agencies are ready to roll

Circuit

Intercepts


COMMENT

Editorial: First, heal thyself
Everybody knows that the budget process is broken, but almost no one on Capitol Hills talks about it

Wagner: Why GSA matters

Kelman: The return of the protest

Nelson: Feds set right course on Vista

Miller: 7 ways to be collaborative


MANAGEMENT

USPTO’s telework program sets the bar
Rigorous training and performance metrics are the basis for its success and expansion

HUD tells its HR success story

CIOs struggle to attract young IT workforce


TECHNOLOGY

E-procurement pays its own way
Strategic sourcing and e-procurement transform purchasing in DeKalb County, Ga.



BUSINESS

Input forecasts only modest growth in IT budgets
Political climate could make agencies wary of undertaking new IT projects, Input says

OMB faces the metrics challenge


POLICY

Injured soldiers battle disability claims backlog
Lack of standards for data sharing leaves veterans without money for expenses

Security officials get a case of nerves about LOB

Taxpayer advocate backs IRS e-file portal concept


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    The businessman turned reality star turned U.S. president clearly has mastered Twitter, but what will his administration mean for broader technology issues?

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    In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies.

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    What cyber can learn from counterterrorism

    The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official.

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