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A new threat, a new institution: The fusion center
Rich Kelly, head of New Jersey's Regional Operations Intelligence Center, is building a new type of facility to improve threat information-sharing and coordination

  • Be sure to watch a video that goes behind the scenes of the ROIC.

  • Click here to see a map of all fusion centers nationwide.

Bridging the divide
Agencies must resolve difficult cultural and policy challenges to get homeland security and law enforcement information flowing freely

Google's Dave Girouard on Google-ization
Google executives now want to be players in what they believe will be the next game-changing event in technology: the transition to software as a service


Buzz of the Week: ‘Unique opportunity’ lures Walker from GAO

IT budget request focuses on savings
Army Corps of Engineers scales back spending by consolidating 56 installations

Experts find fault with cyberdirective

DHS handoff worries lawmakers



Editorial: Good government
Rep. Tom Davis has been good for the IT community and will be missed when he retires from government

Leidinger: Retooling government HR

  • Read Leidinger's previous FCW column, "Leidinger: Recruit creatively," here.

  • Read the Partnership for Public Service report on "Federal Human Capital: The Perfect Storm."

McNamara: Intelligence sharing


Home is where the work is
Federal teleworkers navigate the ins and outs of life in a home office environment

In search of contracting officers


Improve your visibility
Agency practices often hinder information access, but search engine optimization helps


Competitive sourcing fight isn't over
Bush administration and Congress can't agree on whether A-76 savings are real

Section 508 remains a high hurdle


Budget '09 roundup: Cybersecurity tops the wish list
Many agencies’ IT projects would benefit from the president’s proposed spending

  • Find a link to the president’s fiscal 2009 budget request.

  • Read all of FCW's 2009 budget coverage.


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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.

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    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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