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FEATURES

I love my agency
FCW'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 rule
The 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

Voinovich: The worforce senator
George Voinovich has raised the profile of federal workforce issues and earned the respect of union leaders whose views often differ from his


NEWS

Buzz of the Week

Security initiatives start to converge
Many in the federal IT community see greater emphasis on operational assurance

GSA: Alliant has everything

OPM lobbies for workforce fix

Circuit

  • Find a complete list of the 2005 and 2006 National Medal of Technology and National Medal of Science laureates.

COMMENT

Editorial: Time for a fresh start
Few people think the government's General Schedule pay system works well

Letters to the editor

Welles: Getting away

Wilsker: Work by any other name


MANAGEMENT

Executive decision ends impasse
Agreement reached on union election will let GAO get back to business


TECHNOLOGY

How many copies do you need?
Data deduplication wipes redundant data so you can reclaim storage and backup time

Read technology briefs on GCN.com.


PROCUREMENT

Have contracting skills, will travel
House lawmakers want to send 600 GSA contracting employees to DOD

Feds promise states $1 billion


POLICY

OMB intends to measure to the end
President’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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    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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