David Rapp

David Rapp

David Rapp is editor in chief of Federal Computer Week and VP of Content for 1105 Government Information Group.

Editorial: A call for debate

The government’s procurement system has been getting a careful review in recent months — something akin to a 10-year checkup.

Editorial: FCW’s bias

If there has been a bias in these pages, it is a strong belief in the vital role that IT can play in helping the government do its important jobs more effectively.

Editorial: Job No. 1: Serving readers

1105 Media's purchase of PostNewsweek Tech Media will allow FCW and GCN to tell more of the IT community's untold stories.

Editorial: Transforming transformation

It will be fascinating to see how the theory of transformation evolves in the post-Rumsfeld era.

Editorial: Change management

We hope the new Democratic leaders will carry out the effective oversight tradition exemplified by Reps. Davis' and Waxman's leadership of the House Government Reform Committee.

Editorial: E-voting: The need for paper

Information technology has an important role to play in voting, particularly after the 2000 presidential vote and the infamous hanging chads.

Editorial: Recognizing good work

Now is the time to nominate deserving people for the Federal 100 awards. The deadline for entries is Jan. 5, 2007.

Editorial: Finding the middle path

Good managers understand and appreciate the difference between use and abuse.

Editorial: Taking advantage of advantages

Government at its best can be challenging while giving its employees an evolving career.

Editorial: Time well spent

Conferences can provide federal employees an opportunity to think in new and innovative ways and talk to other organizations about how they do business.

Editorial: Garbage in, garbage out

There are some questions about how the government would create a searchable online database of contract information.

Editorial: Retention tension

The Homeland Security Department's inability to keep key leaders is a sign that, five years after the terrorist attacks, DHS is an agency without a clear direction or focus.

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