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Coming soon: the Autobahn network
Federal agencies will be able to reserve a fast lane on one of the world’s fastest networks

DOD's high-risk culture
Salespeople who promise leaps in technology are more appealing to DOD's leaders than modest peddlers who offer incremental improvements


Buzz of the Week: Doan’s BlackBerry talks

OSC: Doan violated Hatch Act
Doan decries leak of special counsel report and asks to have the findings withdrawn

Feds take 'cyber Pearl Harbor' seriously

Congress watches its own watchdog



Editorial: Embracing change
We in the IT community have dealt with change for years, but the pace seems to be quickening

Kelman: It’s all in the requirements

  • Read and comment on Steve Kelman's blog, The Lectern.

Wagner: Lead with the mission


NASA juggles a mixed workforce
Contractor-heavy NASA seeks ways to improve workforce management

Sade: Be mentors


Offenders under electronic watch
Authorities expand monitoring of offenders, but other public priorities compete for funds

Technology briefs

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Senators unhappy with SBA
Kerry’s committee decries lack of progress on meeting the needs of small businesses

Waxman reforms ride on DOD bill


FEMA embarks on IT upgrades
New strategy will enable the agency to use DHS administrative systems

DHS vows to fix information network

Health IT backers 'exhausted'

  • Note: This story first appeared on as "Flurry of health IT bills expected on Capitol Hill."


FCW@20: The software improvement game

Buzz of the Week

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