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Published on Feb. 12, 2007

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FEATURES

A currency of trust
Federal executives can work more effectively with Congress. Here’s how.

Search gets smarter
5 solutions that could boost agencies’ productivity

A race to the technological frontier
DARPA’s annual robotic vehicle competition has reached the edge of the technologically possible


NEWS

OMB's budget theme continues: Do more with less
Agencies face fiscal 2008 with a challenge to get more value from past IT spending

Army kills $2B Land Warrior program

Circuit

Intercepts


COMMENT

Editorial: Change management
The changes to come will accentuate what FCW and GCN have been doing well already

Sprehe: Embracing data

Kelman: A novel idea: Read

Welles: How to turn a ship


MANAGEMENT

Kicked upstairs, Brad Boston takes charge
Former Cisco Systems CIO draws on his experience in managing large enterprises

Managers fret over telework issues

OPM survey finds employees enjoy work, but dislike their bosses


TECHNOLOGY

Sorting SOA fact from fiction
7 truths about service-oriented architecture that savvy leaders can take to the bank

4 ways tech changed the fight

Data loss gets personal

Democrats used good data to win midterms


BUSINESS

An advocate of commercial best practices
A colleague describes EDS’ David Hadsell as one ‘who under-promises but over-delivers’

Industry groups join hands

Ethics emphasis could be a procurement plus


POLICY

DISA to pay $1.2B for network protection
Defending against insider threats puts squeeze on budget

DOD modernization yields to war demands

US-VISIT program offers no exit


FCW Time Machine

1988: Kick-starting artificial intelligence


FLIPSIDE

A few minutes with...Ray Kane

 

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