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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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Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

  • Image from Shutterstock.

    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

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    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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