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I love my agency
FCW's survey of best agencies for information technology employees shows that many feds maintain a sense of idealism, even when faced with perennial workplace challenges

FCW@20: Computers rule
The transformation of the federal workforce in the past 20 years has followed the ascendancy of the computer from a clerical device to a sophisticated tool used in every aspect of government operations

Voinovich: The worforce senator
George Voinovich has raised the profile of federal workforce issues and earned the respect of union leaders whose views often differ from his


NEWS

Buzz of the Week

Security initiatives start to converge
Many in the federal IT community see greater emphasis on operational assurance

GSA: Alliant has everything

OPM lobbies for workforce fix

Circuit

  • Find a complete list of the 2005 and 2006 National Medal of Technology and National Medal of Science laureates.

COMMENT

Editorial: Time for a fresh start
Few people think the government's General Schedule pay system works well

Letters to the editor

Welles: Getting away

Wilsker: Work by any other name


MANAGEMENT

Executive decision ends impasse
Agreement reached on union election will let GAO get back to business


TECHNOLOGY

How many copies do you need?
Data deduplication wipes redundant data so you can reclaim storage and backup time

Read technology briefs on GCN.com.


PROCUREMENT

Have contracting skills, will travel
House lawmakers want to send 600 GSA contracting employees to DOD

Feds promise states $1 billion


POLICY

OMB intends to measure to the end
President’s lame-duck status will not prevent officials from keeping score on agencies

9/11 bill plugs holes

Internal checkbooks out of balance

Pentagon tests IT portfolio approach


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    What keeps govtech leaders up at night?

    A joint survey by Grant Thornton and PSC found that IT stakeholders in government fear their own employees and outdated systems the most when it comes to cybersecurity.

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

    SEC owns up to 2016 breach

    A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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    DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

    Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

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    The next big thing in IT procurement

    Steve Kelman talks to the agencies that have embraced tech demos in their acquisition efforts -- and urges others in government to give it a try.

  • broken lock

    DHS bans Kaspersky from federal systems

    The Department of Homeland Security banned the Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab’s products from federal agencies in a new binding operational directive.

  • man planning layoffs

    USDA looks to cut CIOs as part of reorg

    The Department of Agriculture is looking to cut down on the number of agency CIOs in the name of efficiency and better communication across mission areas.

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