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FEATURES

EA: What is it?

10 thoughts/10 people on enterprise architecture



OMB scores high on EA

Even some of OMB's frequent critics say the House agency has been an effective advocate of enterprise architecture



  • Learn more about OMB's federal enterprise architecture here (Source: OMB).


The new public-safety language

The National Information Exchange Model provides a rallying point for government and industry to coordinate homeland security efforts



Up close and impersonal

Encrypted indexing techniques let security agencies exchange information more freely without sacrificing personal privacy



NEWS

Buzz of the Week


Is IT security getting short shrift?

Concerned former DOD officials call for greater use of cybersecurity metrics


OPM stung by thefts


Military can't buy IT fast enough


Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Dressing up EA's mission

Dick Burk has done much for enterprise architecture and linking EA to agency missions


Letters



MANAGEMENT

NASA needs boomer expertise

Brain drain could mean a serious setback for the agency's next trip to the moon



Defense unions optimistic


CFOs: Use more financial data


CIO University refills the pipeline



TECHNOLOGY

NSA begins crypto upgrade

15-year plan to fund new encoding technology


ITIL's stock rises



PROCUREMENT

GSA issues stricter rules on year-end spending requests

Agency asks for breathing room to award contracts before the end of the fiscal year



POLICY

Richard Burk: EA evangelist

OMB's retiring chief architect preaches the virtues of enterprise architecture





FLIPSIDE

A case for EA



Editorials: Submission guidelines


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