I love my agencyFCW's survey of best agencies for information technology employees shows that many feds maintain a sense of idealism, even when faced with perennial workplace challenges
FCW@20: Computers ruleThe transformation of the federal workforce in the past 20 years has followed the ascendancy of the computer from a clerical device to a sophisticated tool used in every aspect of government operations
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Security initiatives start to convergeMany in the federal IT community see greater emphasis on operational assurance
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Welles: Getting away
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Executive decision ends impasseAgreement reached on union election will let GAO get back to business
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Have contracting skills, will travelHouse lawmakers want to send 600 GSA contracting employees to DOD
Feds promise states $1 billion
OMB intends to measure to the endPresident’s lame-duck status will not prevent officials from keeping score on agencies
9/11 bill plugs holes
Internal checkbooks out of balance
Pentagon tests IT portfolio approach
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Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.
Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.
As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.
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