Veteran journalist John Stein Monroe is taking on a new role at FCW as the social-media evangelist.
If nothing else, Barack Obama might well go down in history as the nation’s first information technology president. That’s the one thing we can say about his still-young administration.
Our cover story on virtual training applications like Second Life may cause some readers to scratch their heads and say, “Wha…?”
The nine most terrifying words in the English language, Ronald Reagan always liked to say, are: “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” I think we can now get that down to seven: “[Agency acronym here] would like to be your friend.”
The early adopters among us can be a pain in the neck sometimes, if only because what is so obvious to them remains so alien to us.
I suppose we should now add assisted acquisition services to Willie’s paradigm — in particular, those two centers in the federal government that offer a full line of contract management assistance to overworked and overextended procurement offices.
The data breach at the Federal Aviation Administration, recently lauded for its cybersecurity practices, shows that how agencies respond to incidents is as important as their work to prevent them.
As the year draws to a close, FCW looks back at some of the issues its editors tackled in 2008.
Few people think the government's General Schedule pay system works well.
There is a role for the Internet in the census collection process.
The mainstream media buries influential procurement issues under controversy-driven hoopla.