This week in FCW history

Five years ago: FCW, May 25, 1998

Y2K czar: $5.5 billion enough
Year 2000 czar John Koskinen said the federal government should have more than enough money earmarked in fiscal 1999 to fix the millennium bug.

Four years ago: FCW, May 24, 1999

PalmPilot seeks greater role in fed tasks
Palm Computing Inc. has launched an initiative to convince federal buyers that PalmPilots have the ability to go beyond keeping dates and organizing personal information.

Three years ago: FCW, May 29, 2000

'West Wing' does feds right
Columnist Steve Kelman column recommended a show called "The West Wing." He says it gives "the fairest, most balanced portrait of the workings of government ever presented on television."

Two years ago: FCW, May 28, 2001

GSA to end seat task order
Officials at the General Services Administration, among the biggest champions for desktop outsourcing, decided they would not extend their own task order under the agency's governmentwide Seat Management contract.

One year ago: FCW, May 27, 2002

Apple serves up a new contender
If Apple Computer Inc. makes good with its latest strategy, you might soon find Apple servers in federal data centers.

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  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

  • Comment
    Pilot Class. The author and Barbie Flowers are first row third and second from right, respectively.

    How VA is disrupting tech delivery

    A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

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