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chartPaul Light’s government score card
Federal Computer Week talks with government scholar Paul Light about IT, the workforce and Alexander Hamilton.

Paul Light scores the Bush reform agenda

A new management agenda


Buzz of the Week: Procurement deja vu

Policy News

Privacy Act II

Acquisition News

Poised to lead GSA, Williams answers

Senate panel set to vote on Williams this week

Management News

Pay for performance helps agencies win talent

Technology News

CIO Council looks to future of IPv6


Editorial: Presidential transform

Kelman: The impact of pay disparities


Obama, McCain: The same coin?
Shared priorities, unavoidable realities bring candidates together on some issues.


SBA faulted on set-aside
GAO says ‘faith-based’ reporting can lead to mis-reported small biz contracts, costing millions.


Web 2.0 panel weighs in on risks
FCW assembles a team of experts to address readers’ concerns.

Web 2.0 panel: Don't get stuck thinking about 'machinery'


FCW points you in the direction of interesting blogs and Web sites that deal with all things information technology.

EPA wants to make you a star

To infinity and beyond

The urgency of telework

An uncommon view of common sense

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.

  • Shutterstock image.

    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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