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The new world of wikinomics
Web 2.0 tools have created a platform for mass collaboration on a scale larger than any that government or business has experienced

  • Editor's Note: This article is available only in print.

An interview with ‘Wikinomics’ author Don Tapscott
Tapscott talks about how Web 2.0 technologies can change government and democracy

  • Don Tapscott says the social revolution described in "Wikinomics" is fostering widespread dissatisfaction with today's Industrial Age government. Listen a seven-minute interview with him.

Serious games = Serious training
Proponents of serious gaming say the industry has been slow to take off because it has relied mostly on limited government funding


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Struggling with Web 2.0

Army stumbles on blogging policy
Federal agencies just starting to grasp how to manage social networking technologies

A-76 is a tough sell for OMB

States make case for Real ID help

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Doan’s to-do list
Our recommendations for how the GSA administrator can get things accomplished.

Wagner: A recipe for failure

Heiden: Solving the talent crisis


MANAGEMENT

Single-minded focus
DHS cybersecurity leader keeps an eye on the critical infrastructure

How to navigate the Hatch Act

  • Learn more about the Hatch Act's restrictions on political activity.
    (Source: Office of Special Counsel)

TECHNOLOGY

Putting security on the map
California map flap rekindles debate about public access to government geospatial data

FCW@20: Farewell, Adm. Hopper



PROCUREMENT

Feds on big buys must be certified


POLICY

GAO to seek FISMA changes
Should agencies spend less time reporting on security and more time monitoring it?

Improper payments decline

GPO faces a budget squeeze


FLIPSIDE

Army marches in front of the Air Force


Buzz of the Week

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The Fed 100

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Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

  • Image from Shutterstock.

    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

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    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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