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The hidden killers
DOD's efforts to counter roadside bombs are complicated by the fact that insurgents use the same communications infrastructure as the rest of the Iraqi population

Goodbye to a mountain of paperwork
The Office of Personnel Management wants to complete its Retirement Systems Modernization project before most baby boomers retire


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Budget showdown, fiscal 2008 edition

A case of too many data restrictions
Intelligence leaders will offer a new proposal to stop excesses of unclassified data labeling.

DOD rethinks wartime acquisition

Diplopedia: The diplomat's Wikipedia
State Department officials have encouraged sharing of know-how outside usual channels.

  • Webcast: Think like an Intellipedian (from the May 2007 Government CIO Summit)

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Census and the Internet
There is a role for the Internet in the census collection process

Kelman: History matters

Allen: Schedule contracts work

Henry: Protect your valuables


MANAGEMENT

CHCOs say pay now or pay later
New study shows high-level support for
governmentwide pay changes

More troubles for NSPS

Are we on the e-record?


TECHNOLOGY

Save costs by knowing your data
Classification tools help storage managers
gain efficiency and find stored files faster

Blade PCs get a new edge


PROCUREMENT

What is inherently governmental?
Comptroller General David Walker said it’s time to question the phrase’s meaning


POLICY

DIA embraces Web 2.0
Wikis, RSS feeds and mashups are among the favored tools of information sharing

For VA, all security is local

Census says Internet option is too risky


FLIPSIDE

FCW@20: How we survived Y2K


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FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1986, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

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    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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    Merged IT modernization bill punts on funding

    A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.

  • General Frost

    Army wants cyber capability everywhere

    The Army's cyber director said cyber, electronic warfare and information operations must be integrated into warfighters' doctrine and training.

  • Rising Star 2013

    Meet the 2016 Rising Stars

    FCW honors 30 early-career leaders in federal IT.

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