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Building support for major IT initiatives
Experts on AFFIRM panel debate emerging issues in crossgovernment efforts


Buzz of the Week: Remembering a call

Unions riled by background checks
GSA's employee union says it will file an unfair labor practices charge about HSPD-12

Leavitt protests health IT bill

Where are they now?



Editorial: A civil relationship
A new administration should renew efforts to tap into the wisdom of the career government workforce

Doan: Networx means change

Kelman: Let the data talk

Welles: Sticky ideas


Grassley's power of oversight
After 27 years, the senator still relishes his role in fighting government waste

Statutory help for inspectors general


FAQ: Business activity monitoring
This latest take on business performance analysis carves a new niche in usefulness


OFPP tells agencies: Be prepared
New emergency acquisitions guide gives contracting officers the rules to follow

State codifies security language


DHS bills offer plenty for locals
State and local emergency managers are the clear winners in the approps process

2008 budgets take shape


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Editorials: Submission guidelines

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FCW in Print

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


  • 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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