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Combat trauma theater
Virtual reality technologies are helping combat veterans overcome the mental wounds of war

General Services Administration: Never a dull moment (Slideshow)
Lawmakers intensified their oversight of the General Services Administration by summoning GSA Administrator Lurita Doan last week. But GSA has been regular fodder for Federal Computer Week cartoonist John Klossner.


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Caught in the crossfire

Doan hearing focuses on improper politics
Waxman seeks information about whether GSA’s leader and others violated Hatch Act

With Networx in place, agencies are ready to roll

Circuit

Intercepts


COMMENT

Editorial: First, heal thyself
Everybody knows that the budget process is broken, but almost no one on Capitol Hills talks about it

Wagner: Why GSA matters

Kelman: The return of the protest

Nelson: Feds set right course on Vista

Miller: 7 ways to be collaborative


MANAGEMENT

USPTO’s telework program sets the bar
Rigorous training and performance metrics are the basis for its success and expansion

HUD tells its HR success story

CIOs struggle to attract young IT workforce


TECHNOLOGY

E-procurement pays its own way
Strategic sourcing and e-procurement transform purchasing in DeKalb County, Ga.



BUSINESS

Input forecasts only modest growth in IT budgets
Political climate could make agencies wary of undertaking new IT projects, Input says

OMB faces the metrics challenge


POLICY

Injured soldiers battle disability claims backlog
Lack of standards for data sharing leaves veterans without money for expenses

Security officials get a case of nerves about LOB

Taxpayer advocate backs IRS e-file portal concept


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  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

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