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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

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

Featured

  • Shutterstock image (by wk1003mike): cloud system fracture.

    Does the IRS have a cloud strategy?

    Congress and watchdog agencies have dinged the IRS for lacking an enterprise cloud strategy seven years after it became the official policy of the U.S. government.

  • Shutterstock image: illuminated connections between devices.

    Who won what in EIS

    The General Services Administration posted detailed data on how the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract might be divvied up.

  • Wikimedia Image: U.S. Cyber Command logo.

    Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

    The White House announced a long-planned move to elevate Cyber Command to the status of a full combatant command.

  • Photo credit: John Roman Images / Shutterstock.com

    Verizon plans FirstNet rival

    Verizon says it will carve a dedicated network out of its extensive national 4G LTE network for first responders, in competition with FirstNet.

  • AI concept art

    Can AI tools replace feds?

    The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy.

  • DOD Common Access Cards

    DOD pushes toward CAC replacement

    Defense officials hope the Common Access Card's days are numbered as they continue to test new identity management solutions.

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