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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OPM lobbies for workforce fix
Editorial: Time for a fresh startFew people think the government's General Schedule pay system works well
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Welles: Getting away
Wilsker: Work by any other name
Executive decision ends impasseAgreement reached on union election will let GAO get back to business
How many copies do you need?Data deduplication wipes redundant data so you can reclaim storage and backup time
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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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