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Published Nov. 5, 2007


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FEATURES


The 'just do it' program manager
Good program managers, like good politicians, make promises and then deliver



Enterprise 2.0 and you
A view of the future of mass collaboration in government and business from the man who coined the term



NEWS


Buzz of the Week: HSPD-12 fears


Panel must narrow cybersecurity scope
31 experts form a commission to give next president their advice on network defenses


Appeals court stops some NASA HSPD-12 background checks


Strategy refines fusion centers’ role


COMMENT


Editorial: Seeking the difference-makers
We are now accepting nominations for the 2008 Federal 100 awards.



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Stephenson: Transparent government



FCW Forum: Too many contractors?



Aronie: The danger of discounts


MANAGEMENT


DOD: Congress must fix NSPS
Collective bargaining elements of NSPS remain an obstacle to full deployment



TECHNOLOGY


Tech that tracks your moves
Maturing wireless options spawn a host of useful location-aware applications


Science 2.0 evolves


PROCUREMENT


FAA outsourcing raises concern
Plan for greater reliance on contractors is a challenge for the National Airspace System


Navy looks beyond NMCI


POLICY


A fix for formulating budgets
OMB declares war on the spreadsheet as a tool in the annual budget process



GAO and IGs find agency grant tracking is unreliable


SBA stumbles on e-mail privacy



FLIPSIDE


FCW Time Machine: 2004
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