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Shifting priorities create a sticky competitive landscape
The government's buying habits and a greater emphasis on small-business contracts take market share from midsize companies.



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: Have many feds gone AWOL?

Acquisition News


Permit resolution won’t restart SBInet work


Management News


ODNI defends contractor use


Policy News


Top 5 e-gov sites revealed

  • Read the Brookings Institution's recent reports about the best and worst e-government Web sites here and here.


Technology News


Army seeks information assurance ideas


FCW FORUM


Editorial: A cure for set-aside ills
Gourley: The key to IT compliance
Kelman: Some good workforce news

MANAGEMENT


5 ways to juice performance
Individual and agency performance alike will remain top concerns in the next administration.


ACQUISITION


5 pieces to the pricing puzzle
A panel of procurement experts has five key questions about the role of competition in GSA pricing.

POLICY

5 priorities still worth pursuing
The original elements of the PMA will remain priorities in the future, observers say.


TECHNOLOGY


5 tech tools with lasting appeal
An election year and a stagnant economy aren't slowing government's appetite for new tech.

POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING
Government 2.0: An insider's perspective
The mind-set list: Class of 2012
Tough questions about telework
Part terrier, part blogger

The Fed 100

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

Featured

  • Social network, census

    5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

    As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.

  • Rep. Gerald Connolly

    Connolly warns on workforce changes

    The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee's Government Operations panel warns that Congress will look to legislate changes to the federal workforce.

  • President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address

    How will Trump lead on tech?

    The businessman turned reality star turned U.S. president clearly has mastered Twitter, but what will his administration mean for broader technology issues?

  • Login.gov moving ahead

    The bid to establish a single login for accessing government services is moving again on the last full day of the Obama presidency.

  • Shutterstock image (by Jirsak): customer care, relationship management, and leadership concept.

    Obama wraps up security clearance reforms

    In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies.

  • Shutterstock image: breached lock.

    What cyber can learn from counterterrorism

    The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official.

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