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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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