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A 21st-century head count
The Census Bureau prepares to conduct a decennial census like no other it has performed in its 220-year history

Security's new unified command
Agencies see many benefits to managing physical and IT security together

Will WiMax save the day?
In theory, WiMax can blanket a city with affordable and fast wireless data service, but how often that will happen remains to be seen

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Buzz of the Week: E-census: A cost/benefit analysis

Spending database takes shape
Much work remains to be done to create mandatory database by the 2008 deadline

New bills focus on making contractors accountable

States could get Real ID money

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COMMENT

Editorial: A full story
The mainstream media buries influential procurement issues under controversy-driven hoopla

Welles: Sticky floors

Petrillo: Contracting goes global


MANAGEMENT

OSC’s Bloch plays defense
Office of Special Counsel leader answers criticism about his management style

GAO and union reach accord

Army urges service growth


TECHNOLOGY

Software that stops data breaches
Content monitoring prevents data leaks that let sensitive information leave the premises

Health care discovers Web 3.0

Technology briefs


PROCUREMENT

Many feds decide to stick around
Acquisition study finds employees eligible to retire are not leaving the workforce

Unearned award fees persist


POLICY

DHS delivers US-VISIT plan
Program’s director says an exit system will be in place by December 2008

DHS starts down new financial path

DOD takes aim at jihadist Web sites


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