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FEATURES

Accidental publicist
Agencies risk unwitting release of sensitive information using popular office software

Search fusion
Support grows for new way to integrate information analysis and retrieval tools

Visualizing the Army’s new tank
Why the network is the main battle piece in the Future Combat Systems



NEWS

Bush nominates new GSA administrator
Doan would bring IT business background to troubled agency

Senator examines SBA work

Pentium computers vulnerable to cyberattack

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: A time for openness
It is hardly news that GSA has problems. Those problems are multifaceted and have been building for years.

Nelson: Turning GSA around

Welles: Telework coming alive?

Slovin: The proverbial fox guarding the henhouse



MANAGEMENT

Consistent customer service still an elusive goal
Managers say the best contact centers have service-oriented workers and automation

OPM pitches public service

Navy seeks to capture skills data

OPM pitches public service



TECHNOLOGY

Army sets new benchmark for IP telephony
Infantry commanders can now use a phone and place a VOIP call from the battlefield

Symantec to protect databases

The Pipeline

Software adds muscle to organizational charting



BUSINESS

Companies turn to acquisition for growth
Aerospace and defense firms expand IT efforts; midsize services providers get larger

Hughes rethinks satellite strategy



POLICY

No longer a performance model, TSA’s ITMS provides lessons
DHS IG finds that the contract lacked the proper performance measures

Lawmakers turn to IT for grant accountability

Love it or hate it, it’s the law



FlipSide

Benefiting Children’s Inn at NIH


The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

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    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

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    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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