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Gadgets on the go
10 portable tools to boost productivity

Web 2.0 for feds
A few federal agencies have ventured into the virtual realm of wikis, avatars and video sharing known as Web 2.0

Ethics starts here
Chief information officers increasingly are expected to fill the role of chief ethical officer, with responsibility for creating an ethical culture


Hobbs confirms retirement rumors
Treasury’s CIO set a standard for federal workforce management

Defense Travel System stalls on the runway

SBA revises its timetable for small-business size reporting




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

Kelman: A really bad idea


Wennergren practices positive thinking
Navy's CIO will soon bring his sunny leadership style to the Pentagon

A younger federal workforce could influence tech choices


Lost data prompts need for secretive stash
Options abound for encrypting data in enterprise and mobile storage devices

GSA mandates building information modeling

Technology briefs


Survey: Industry will be ready for IPv6
Vendors believe the government's transition to IPv6 will significantly accelerate the development of commercial products and services.

IG report has good news for small firms


Democratic leaders vow to focus on research
Pelosi says a Democratic-led House will try to fix basic science education problems

States told to expect Real ID draft regs by end of the year


What's so funny?

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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