Are they A-76 winners or second-class feds? Public/private jobs competitions are unpopular with lawmakers, fraught with anxiety for employees and increasingly not worth the trouble for companies invited to compete. But there are positive lessons for CXOs about the government's policy of competitive sourcing.
Getting the message out Everyone talks about best practices, but like messages in a bottle, best practices are difficult to find. Should agencies be trying harder?
Buzz of the Week: OMB's Burk will leave legacy of change
Feds earn low grades from SBA Half of all agencies received failing marks on first rating of small-business contracting
Security clearance process needs new ideas
Agencies to lead in applying immigration provisions
Editorial: Praising experimentation Web 2.0 technologies may be difficult to assess in terms of ROI, but there is potential in those technologies
Lent: Fixing an image problem
Talcove: A business case for IPv6
Kobuszewski: The new green
Does DHS need a chief manager? Lawmakers would like a CMO to provide long-term management continuity at DHS
Congress touts telework
Virtual sergeant does recruiting Army creates an intelligent search tool to assist overworked service recruiters
Watch out, YouTube
TSA could lose FAR exemption Lawmakers want TSA to follow the same procurement rules that everyone else does
Air Force stands behind industry code
E-authentication grows up GSA bets agencies will be willing to pay a fee for e-authentication services
Digital standards come first
House axes stability ops center
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Top 10 tech hits at 25
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In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies.
The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official.
With the pre-award protests all resolved in GSA's favor, is the $50 billion IT services contract now bulletproof?
A brief history of the Holman Rule, and what it likely means for appropriations, agency programs and individual feds.
Some state government officials object to the Department of Homeland Security's move to add election infrastructure to the roster of 16 existing federal "critical infrastructure" areas.
The one-year revival of the Holman Rule in the House gives lawmakers the authority to reduce the federal workforce or cut employee pay legislatively.
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