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Play it safe on the interactive Web
Testing new features, sanitizing XML and securing development can help reduce risks from Web 2.0.


Buzz of the Week: Unfinished business in Congress

FCW Caption Contest winner announced

Policy News

OMB to verify desktop configuration work

Bailout could cost agencies

Fiscal 2009 IT budgets overview

Is E-Gov Act in jeopardy?

Technology News

FBI creates knowledge wiki


Editorial: Security, not secrecy

Petrillo: New rules tighten task orders

Paller: FISMA 2008: A better solution


OPM puts weight behind e-health
Agency uses its buying power to push private health plans that serve the government workforce.


Get ready to show your EA work
In future assessments, OMB will ask agencies to tie enterprise architecture to performance improvements.


Panel: Rethink services pricing
Critics: Nature of professional services makes it difficult to apply GSA’s price reduction clause.

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Innovative IT governance

Misinformation and the Web

20 IT mistakes to avoid

 A lesson in password security


FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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