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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

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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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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

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    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

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    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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