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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



NEWS

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


Circuit



COMMENT

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


MANAGEMENT

The most divisive issue: Pay

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





TECHNOLOGY

Gadgets that don't play by the rules

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




PROCUREMENT

Consolidation changes the game

Consequences of governmentwide initiatives

alter the federal contracting landscape





POLICY

OMB's one-face approach

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



Policies challenge the status quo

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Eye on the sky ' from your desktop



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    Where does the TMF Board go from here?

    With a $1 billion cash infusion, relaxed repayment guidelines and a surge in proposals from federal agencies, questions have been raised about whether the board overseeing the Technology Modernization Fund has been scaled to cope with its newfound popularity.

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    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

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