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The collaboration gurus
The Collaboration Project, led by the National Academy of Public Administration, looks to be a center of excellence focused on the Web 2.0 world and how these tools can help government

Four cases in collaboration

DOD rallies around Lean Six Sigma
The methodology has become the Defense Department's "tool of choice" for business transformation


Buzz of the Week: Security does matter

Stolen VA laptop caught in safety net
Department’s mobile data security policies and practices prevented information breach

DHS lets industry liaison keep business ties

Bush’s e-mail misery has company



Editorial: The collaboration era
The real power of information comes when it is shared

Kelman: Keeping an eye on the prize

Fountain: FISMA's fifth birthday

Guerra: Regulating profit



A collaboration leader
Angela Norris learned leadership lessons as a member of Voyagers class of 2007

SES pay is broken, critics say


Justice focuses on the process
Business process management helps reduce costs and improve results


GAO disputes savings reports
Auditors find Forest Service lacked data to prove it complied with spending limits

Army reviews current, future data center storage needs


OMB: Nonstandard isn’t OK
A new memo brings the government a step closer to having uniform financial standards

  • Read OMB's memo on the Financial Management Line of Business (.pdf).

Clearances: Faster, but not better


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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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