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.

Featured

  • Defense
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    DOD CIO hits pause on JEDI cloud acquisition

    Dana Deasy set cloud as his office's top priority. But when it comes to the JEDI request for proposal, he's directed staff to "pause" to compile a comprehensive review.

  • Cybersecurity
    By Gorodenkoff shutterstock ID 761940757

    Waging cyber war without a rulebook

    As the U.S. looks to go on the offense in the cyber domain, critical questions remain unanswered around who will take the lead and how clearly to draw the rules of engagement.

  • Government Innovation Awards
    Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

    Deadline extended for Rising Star nominations

    You now have until July 18 to help us identify the early-career innovators and change agents in government IT.

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