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The new world of wikinomics
Web 2.0 tools have created a platform for mass collaboration on a scale larger than any that government or business has experienced

  • Editor's Note: This article is available only in print.

An interview with ‘Wikinomics’ author Don Tapscott
Tapscott talks about how Web 2.0 technologies can change government and democracy

  • Don Tapscott says the social revolution described in "Wikinomics" is fostering widespread dissatisfaction with today's Industrial Age government. Listen a seven-minute interview with him.

Serious games = Serious training
Proponents of serious gaming say the industry has been slow to take off because it has relied mostly on limited government funding


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Struggling with Web 2.0

Army stumbles on blogging policy
Federal agencies just starting to grasp how to manage social networking technologies

A-76 is a tough sell for OMB

States make case for Real ID help

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Doan’s to-do list
Our recommendations for how the GSA administrator can get things accomplished.

Wagner: A recipe for failure

Heiden: Solving the talent crisis


MANAGEMENT

Single-minded focus
DHS cybersecurity leader keeps an eye on the critical infrastructure

How to navigate the Hatch Act

  • Learn more about the Hatch Act's restrictions on political activity.
    (Source: Office of Special Counsel)

TECHNOLOGY

Putting security on the map
California map flap rekindles debate about public access to government geospatial data

FCW@20: Farewell, Adm. Hopper



PROCUREMENT

Feds on big buys must be certified


POLICY

GAO to seek FISMA changes
Should agencies spend less time reporting on security and more time monitoring it?

Improper payments decline

GPO faces a budget squeeze


FLIPSIDE

Army marches in front of the Air Force


Buzz of the Week

  • Click here to find out what the word about town was or here to listen to a podcast of the Buzz from the May 7, 2007, issue.

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Featured

  • 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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