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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”


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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