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FEATURES

Coming soon: the Autobahn network
Federal agencies will be able to reserve a fast lane on one of the world’s fastest networks

DOD's high-risk culture
Salespeople who promise leaps in technology are more appealing to DOD's leaders than modest peddlers who offer incremental improvements


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Doan’s BlackBerry talks

OSC: Doan violated Hatch Act
Doan decries leak of special counsel report and asks to have the findings withdrawn

Feds take 'cyber Pearl Harbor' seriously

Congress watches its own watchdog

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Embracing change
We in the IT community have dealt with change for years, but the pace seems to be quickening

Kelman: It’s all in the requirements

  • Read and comment on Steve Kelman's blog, The Lectern.

Wagner: Lead with the mission


MANAGEMENT

NASA juggles a mixed workforce
Contractor-heavy NASA seeks ways to improve workforce management

Sade: Be mentors


TECHNOLOGY

Offenders under electronic watch
Authorities expand monitoring of offenders, but other public priorities compete for funds

Technology briefs

  • For more technology news, visit FCW's sister publication, GCN.com.

PROCUREMENT

Senators unhappy with SBA
Kerry’s committee decries lack of progress on meeting the needs of small businesses

Waxman reforms ride on DOD bill


POLICY

FEMA embarks on IT upgrades
New strategy will enable the agency to use DHS administrative systems

DHS vows to fix information network

Health IT backers 'exhausted'

  • Note: This story first appeared on GovHealthIT.com as "Flurry of health IT bills expected on Capitol Hill."

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FCW@20: The software improvement game


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 28, 2007, issue.

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Featured

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    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

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    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

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    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

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