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2008 Watch List: Completing the picture
Bush administration officials vow to advance the President’s Management Agenda while there is still time

One year to go, then the handoff
OMB says a true test of the President’s Management Agenda would be whether it carries over into the next administration


Buzz of the Week: What is Iowa telling us?

New tech could help bolster borders
Critics attack State Department's decision to use long-range RFID in passport cards

Green IT specs now required

Lawmakers to micromanage more


Editorial: Let the real debate begin
The presidential candidates have given government management issues only glancing attention

Schwartz: Focusing on searchability

  • Check out the report, “Hiding in Plain Sight.”

Kelman: 3 secrets to productivity

Welles: The age of speed

Lisagor: My crystal ball says...


2008 Watch List: EVM for everyone
Office of Management and Budget mandate will propel EVM further into the mainstream

Management briefs


2008 Watch List: Power, servers, nets: Efficiency is in
Emerging technologies help agencies get a better grip on IT management and utilization


2008 Watch List: OFPP to rein in interagency contracts
New policies likely will target duplicative contracts that offer little additional value


2008 Watch List: Security initiatives show promise
Officials express guarded optimism as milestones for major projects converge


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FCW in Print

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


  • Shutterstock image: looking for code.

    How DOD embraced bug bounties -- and how your agency can, too

    Hack the Pentagon proved to Defense Department officials that outside hackers can be assets, not adversaries.

  • Shutterstock image: cyber defense.

    Why PPD-41 is evolutionary, not revolutionary

    Government cybersecurity officials say the presidential policy directive codifies cyber incident response protocols but doesn't radically change what's been in practice in recent years.

  • 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.

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