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June 15  2012
FCW 25th Anniversary Issue
FCW will look at policies, technologies and people that have deeply influenced or helped transform federal IT in the last 25 years. Coverage will include topics by these reporters:

Matthew Weigelt
* Procurement reform  

Alice Lipowicz
* The President’s Management Agenda  (under George W. Bush)
* Mobile computing

Amber Corrin
* GPS  
* Identity management 

Camille Tuutti
* The Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996  
* The Federal Information Security Management Act (Part of the E-Government Act of 2002)

Brian Robinson   hullite AT gmail DOT com
* Homeland Security Department/Info sharing  
* Internet (include e-commerce and e-mail)  
* Commoditization of computing     

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 12:20 PM

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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