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FEATURE


Enterprise architects talk the business talk
More people now see EA as a planning and management tool, not a technology project



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: GSA’s Williams: Kudos and questions


GSA watchers praise Williams nomination
Other Policy News

Surveillance program dogged in approps bills

Senate nixes emergency funding for Census Bureau


Unions expect to negotiate new rules for NSPS


Other Management News

Lee to lead defense, intell markets at Compusearch

House panel approves raise for civilian workers


OGE issues final rule on conflict-of-interest restrictions



Technology News

Agencies hit security mark


From the pages of …
GCN

NIST revises disk encryption algorithm

New guidelines for identity assurance, privacy controls

Air Force tests new broadband IT


Washington Technology

GAO: More acquisition support needed for Deepwater

Army issues Internet awareness RFP


FCW FORUM

Editorial: The importance of IT


Edgerton: June 30: The deadline is here




MANAGEMENT


Intell leaders heed pay concerns
Leaders of the intelligence community make a point of getting employee input on pay-for-performance plans



ACQUISITION



MAS panel wants more feedback


Advisory group is asking more GSA customers to share thoughts on schedule pricing and practices

What do schedules contract users think?




TECHNOLOGY


Navy takes EA concept to heart
With 2 initiatives, the Navy expects to score gains in program efficiency and effectiveness



POLICY

Outlook good for lines of biz
Successful lines of business will weather the coming change in the White House, forecasters predict

Smart policies protect agencies


POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

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Letters
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Featured

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

  • Census
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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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