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FEATURES

Spring cleaning for storage clutter
Consolidating storage can pay future returns if done right

Man on a mission
David Walker was handed a 15-year assignment, and he's been busy every minute transforming the federal government

Managing IM at the office
Making instant messaging available internally gives employees the productivity benefits of IM without the security risks


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Setting the agenda

GSA ponders fate of assisted services
Officials agree that something must be done to stop the steady hemorrhaging of dollars

White House officials take charge of COOP

GAO employees to vote on union

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Information sharing
The government should tap industry knowledge, but it must also be wary of ethical concerns

Sprehe: E-mail records problems

Welles: Think before you 'send'


MANAGEMENT

HUD’s weekly meeting of minds
Executives overcome communication problems that trouble most agencies

DHS struggles under oversight


TECHNOLOGY

Software that minds your business
Mind-mapping software jumps in to help you organize your thoughts and activities

  • Learn more about FreeMind, an open-source Java mind-mapping tool.

PROCUREMENT

GSA faces another protest on HSPD-12
For the second time in less than a year, vendors find flaws in the award process

Procurement briefs


POLICY

DOD data policy focuses on sharing
New strategy requires more complex thinking about data use, accessibility

Poor data hygiene is common

Biometrics enter DHS exit system


FLIPSIDE

FCW@20: Bob-isms
Bob Woods has some lines he loves to say when he discusses government


Buzz of the Week

  • Click here to find out what the word about town was or here to listen to a podcast of the Buzz from the May 14, 2007, issue.

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Featured

  • Social network, census

    5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

    As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.

  • Rep. Gerald Connolly

    Connolly warns on workforce changes

    The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee's Government Operations panel warns that Congress will look to legislate changes to the federal workforce.

  • President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address

    How will Trump lead on tech?

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

  • Login.gov moving ahead

    The bid to establish a single login for accessing government services is moving again on the last full day of the Obama presidency.

  • Shutterstock image (by Jirsak): customer care, relationship management, and leadership concept.

    Obama wraps up security clearance reforms

    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.

  • Shutterstock image: breached lock.

    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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