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The hidden killers
DOD's efforts to counter roadside bombs are complicated by the fact that insurgents use the same communications infrastructure as the rest of the Iraqi population

Goodbye to a mountain of paperwork
The Office of Personnel Management wants to complete its Retirement Systems Modernization project before most baby boomers retire


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Budget showdown, fiscal 2008 edition

A case of too many data restrictions
Intelligence leaders will offer a new proposal to stop excesses of unclassified data labeling.

DOD rethinks wartime acquisition

Diplopedia: The diplomat's Wikipedia
State Department officials have encouraged sharing of know-how outside usual channels.

  • Webcast: Think like an Intellipedian (from the May 2007 Government CIO Summit)

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Census and the Internet
There is a role for the Internet in the census collection process

Kelman: History matters

Allen: Schedule contracts work

Henry: Protect your valuables


MANAGEMENT

CHCOs say pay now or pay later
New study shows high-level support for
governmentwide pay changes

More troubles for NSPS

Are we on the e-record?


TECHNOLOGY

Save costs by knowing your data
Classification tools help storage managers
gain efficiency and find stored files faster

Blade PCs get a new edge


PROCUREMENT

What is inherently governmental?
Comptroller General David Walker said it’s time to question the phrase’s meaning


POLICY

DIA embraces Web 2.0
Wikis, RSS feeds and mashups are among the favored tools of information sharing

For VA, all security is local

Census says Internet option is too risky


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FCW@20: How we survived Y2K


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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

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    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

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    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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