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FEATURE


360 SPECIAL REPORT: THE 2008 RISING STAR AWARDS


Rising Stars: The class of 2008

2008 Rising Star award program judges




THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week:  A cyberwar paradox





Acquisition News


Contractors play big Iraq role



GSA continues Mobile Armor probe



Management News


Air Force reconsiders cyber unit

OPM will let agencies refine areas for job cuts


Technology News

Tracking a cyberattack


From the pages of Government Health IT


Foundation donates open source information exchange code

From the pages of Washington Technology

Unisys to continue supporting Coast Guard finance center



FCW FORUM


Editorial: Youthful thinking

Kelman: Hiring outside of the box




MANAGEMENT
Agencies struggle with pay for performance
Many believe in rewarding results, but the details on how it can work prove devilish.


 



ACQUISITION



State turns buyers into strategists
Georgia officials transform a disheveled procurement system into tactical buying machine.





POLICY

Old-school recordkeeping meets the Digital Age
Authorities offer different prescriptions for managing electronic files.



TECHNOLOGY




A starring role for open source?
High-profile applications — not just unseen infrastructure — might be the next frontier.




chartPOINTERS: Carey's recommnded reads

This week, we are culling some reading suggestions from Robert Carey, chief information officer at the Navy Department.



Verizon 2008 Data Breach Investigations Report


"Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital"


“The Pentagon’s New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century”


The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

  • Shutterstock image: healthcare digital interface.

    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

  • Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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