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4 executive organizers

Three small-agency CIOs discuss strategies for managing personal e-mail and BlackBerry use, PowerPoint presentations, and brainstorming

Is the Defense Travel System finally ready to fly?

Expanding the system to accommodate trips for purposes other than temporary-duty travel is a Defense Department priority


Buzz of the Week: The space economy

Young promises acquisition changes

New policy mandates use of competitive prototyping in large Defense programs

Bush threatens to veto a bill that would stengthen IGs

State issues new rules for Blackwater



Editorial: Assisting acquisitions

GSA's assisted services business is too important to let fail. Here are three steps to make it work.

Kelman: The hiring season is here

Forman: A fiscal perfect storm


Intell teams get ready for action

New program offers intensive training for early-career intelligence analysts

EVM replaces spreadsheets

Retiree bills face uncertain future


A paperless manifesto: 7 proposals

Early adopters in the digital records revolution share tips on winning conversion battles


Treasury first to jump to Networx

After three years of controversy, the agency begins its network modernization project

No pain, no gain on small-biz goals


DISA rethinks its security strategies

Defense Department’s net-centric data policies expose weaknesses in operational awareness

VA defends its IT recovery plans

Confusion over fusion centers

Army reasserts LandWarNet goals


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FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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