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A 21st-century head count
The Census Bureau prepares to conduct a decennial census like no other it has performed in its 220-year history

Security's new unified command
Agencies see many benefits to managing physical and IT security together

Will WiMax save the day?
In theory, WiMax can blanket a city with affordable and fast wireless data service, but how often that will happen remains to be seen

NEWS

Buzz of the Week: E-census: A cost/benefit analysis

Spending database takes shape
Much work remains to be done to create mandatory database by the 2008 deadline

New bills focus on making contractors accountable

States could get Real ID money

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: A full story
The mainstream media buries influential procurement issues under controversy-driven hoopla

Welles: Sticky floors

Petrillo: Contracting goes global


MANAGEMENT

OSC’s Bloch plays defense
Office of Special Counsel leader answers criticism about his management style

GAO and union reach accord

Army urges service growth


TECHNOLOGY

Software that stops data breaches
Content monitoring prevents data leaks that let sensitive information leave the premises

Health care discovers Web 3.0

Technology briefs


PROCUREMENT

Many feds decide to stick around
Acquisition study finds employees eligible to retire are not leaving the workforce

Unearned award fees persist


POLICY

DHS delivers US-VISIT plan
Program’s director says an exit system will be in place by December 2008

DHS starts down new financial path

DOD takes aim at jihadist Web sites


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  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

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    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

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    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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