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On duty: 24-hour video guards
The latest digital video gear is a big improvement over older analog equipment. Here's what you need to make digital security work for you.

Security gets image-conscious
Video-analysis software is getting better at spotting suspicious activity, but a developing market still warrants caution


NEWS

Buzz of the Week

Networx: Now for the hard choices
With Universal and now Enterprise, feds must sort through telecom options

DOD surges on biometrics

Lawmakers push compromise on ID cards

Circuit

[email protected]: Worn down from budget battle


COMMENT

Editorial: Stating the obvious

Corini: Raise your guard

McDonough: The need for IGs

Welles: E-mail messaging


MANAGEMENT

Unions on pay systems: No, but yes
Despite their bluster, unions say they don’t oppose performance-based pay for feds

DHS sticks to pay system goals


TECHNOLOGY

Queuing up printer savings
When government offices take steps to control their document costs, they reap the rewards

Data explosion strains peer review



PROCUREMENT

Education says, ‘Do it all’
Department’s EDUCATE procurement will make contractors shoulder more IT risk

The next big thing: TEM



POLICY

Agencies face SSN scrubdown
OMB says agencies must stop the practice of using SSNs as unique personal identifiers

i-GPS plan stumbles on Capitol Hill

DHS sets its cyber R&D goals


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  • Management
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    Where does the TMF Board go from here?

    With a $1 billion cash infusion, relaxed repayment guidelines and a surge in proposals from federal agencies, questions have been raised about whether the board overseeing the Technology Modernization Fund has been scaled to cope with its newfound popularity.

  • IT Modernization
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    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

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