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FEATURE


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







THE WEEK


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

FCW FORUM


Editorial: Security, not secrecy

Petrillo: New rules tighten task orders


Paller: FISMA 2008: A better solution


MANAGEMENT

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


POLICY

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


ACQUISITION


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



POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING
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20 IT mistakes to avoid


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    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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