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Encryption roulette
NIH’s CIO says the agency doesn’t have answers yet to all the challenges of safeguarding data on
mobile computing devices


  • This article and the one that follows are part of a 360-degree series on trends in applications for mobile computing devices. Federal Computer Week explores the policy and management side of the story. In their May 26 issues, Government Computer News focuses on the technology, and Washington Technology tells the business side of the story. Read the complete collection of stories, along with additional background information from all three magazines.



Smart phones, smart leadership?
Management becomes a 24/7 job when executives, managers and supervisors get BlackBerrys

Clipping the wings of indulgent travelers
VA and other agencies turn to new e-travel systems to trim excessive costs


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Competition among industry Goliaths


GSA gives Alliant a second look
Agency tries to debunk claims of flaws in the procurement selection process


President orders agencies to simplify data labeling



Should NARA be the e-archiving cop?


COMMENT


Editorial: Schedule panel’s omission


Grkavac: Focus on Doan’s record


Balutis: Finding a new administrator


Waldron: Time for a schedule focus


  • Following the resignation of GSA Administrator Lurita Doan, Federal Computer Week asked for people’s insights about Doan — and what lies ahead for GSA. Find links to last week’s contributors.




MANAGEMENT

CXO Lessons Learned: A new workforce paradigm
The seamless mixing of feds and contractors complicates workforce management

NASA CIO doubles as teacher, coach

Career execs lead during administrative transitions


PROCUREMENT

Schedules panel examines ‘the clause’

The controversial price reduction clause is at the center of debate about competition in contracting

Battling more than demographics


POLICY


Connecting the dots among security initiatives
TIC, Networx and IPv6 programs intersect to provide security and the future’s technology

Agencies seek data exchange standards


FLIPSIDE

BLM: In search of history


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