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FEATURES

Section 508: Reconstruction in progress
Web technologies outpace accessibility law and require a major rewrite of 508 standards


NEWS

Universal DOD portal faces setback
Air Force declares it won’t join Defense Knowledge Online until at least 2009

Evans: HSPD-12 program is not an unfunded mandate

GSA defends deal with Treasury

Intercepts

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: The devil's details
The SARA panel's report is a good starting point for the debate about the road map to a next-generation procurement system

Kelman: A missed opportunity

Welles: Look ahead: 2007

Lisagor: My crystal ball gets serious


MANAGEMENT

Public/private teams are a challenge for CIOs
Latest IT workforce configurations require
extra management attention and oversight


TECHNOLOGY

5 reasons thin clients deserve a fresh look
Cost savings, security and technology
advances make approach more viable

Workforce planning without the guesswork


BUSINESS

DOD learns transport logistics the Toyota way
Transcom imports Japanese automaker’s practices to manage its supply chain

Too successful for their own good


POLICY

DOD says no to massive IT acquisitions
Large systems integrators will have a role,
but it won’t be to run proprietary systems

TWIC card, management costs rise as program gears up

Policy-makers weigh alternatives to GPS


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