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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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FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

Featured

  • 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.

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    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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