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Senses working overtime
Air Force researchers aim to help pilots and others operate increasingly complex aircraft and mission support systems.


Policy News

DOD broadens PKI parameters

Feds leave laptops unencrypted

Senate panel faults agency IT efforts

GAO: Agencies uneven on Networx track

House passes several homeland security bills

Acquisition News

Williams GSA nomination blocked; options weighed

Management News

DHS keeps mum on cybersecurity contract work

Technology News

Study: IT research program deserves more resources

From the pages of GCN

VA secures veterans’ records, identities

DOD starts scientific search Web site


Editorial: Encouraging mediocrity

Letters:  Read about P-R-I-V-A-C-Y and more issues that propelled readers to write to us on our Letters to the Editor blog.

Burns: The not so invisible hand


Performance comes into focus
Armed with better metrics, agencies have an opportunity to improve under-performing programs.



A push for more competition
White House, Congress want to see less work done through sole-source contracts


Sharing information – and fears
Information sharing environment has made progress, but its future is unclear.


Dial in the perfect smart phone
Experts explain the key usability features, services and security issues to consider when making a buy.

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

A complex IT generation gap

DHS blog dust-up

What not to worry about

The perfect solar storm


  • Congress
    U.S. Capitol (Photo by M DOGAN / Shutterstock)

    Funding bill clears Congress, heads for president's desk

    The $1.3 trillion spending package passed the House of Representatives on March 22 and the Senate in the early hours of March 23. President Trump is expected to sign the bill, securing government funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2018.

  • 2018 Fed 100

    The 2018 Federal 100

    This year's Fed 100 winners show just how much committed and talented individuals can accomplish in federal IT. Read their profiles to learn more!

  • Census
    How tech can save money for 2020 census

    Trump campaign taps census question as a fund-raising tool

    A fundraising email for the Trump-Pence reelection campaign is trying to get supporters behind a controversial change to the census -- asking respondents whether or not they are U.S. citizens.

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