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Managing through the disruption

FCW's Federal List: 10 organizations worth watching

We chose these 10 for their innovation and growth, and for being bellwethers of change in the government IT community.

Chat room diplomacy

Blogs and virtual consulates are the new diplomatic tools in the State Department's efforts to change public opinion abroad

Fighting fires with geospatial data

Topographical maps enriched with layers of relevant data are helping officials become better fire managers


Buzz of the Week: Goodbye summer, and back to work

DOD to decide on Navy HR system

England must determine whether Navy will use DIMHRS or the Marine Corps' system.

FAA's $1 billion contract to ITT targets air traffic delays

Border states to test hybrid IDs



Editorial: Thriving in chaos
Leadership and management in a time of disruption, chaos and change are particularly challenging.

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Amme: You can be a survivor

Stephenson: Web 2.0 and security

Kolcun: Software 2.0


The most divisive issue: Pay

Distrust has stalled federal efforts to change the 50-year-old civil service pay system


Gadgets that don't play by the rules

Beware of employees bearing smart phones, IM services and peer-to-peer file sharing software


Consolidation changes the game

Consequences of governmentwide initiatives

alter the federal contracting landscape


OMB's one-face approach

Agencies find 'one government' to be a disruptive, but not unreasonable, concept

Policies challenge the status quo


Eye on the sky ' from your desktop

Editorials: Submission guidelines

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The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 


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