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FEATURES

IT execs ask: What can IPv6 do for me?

Preparations to install IPv6 on government backbone networks are in full swing, but who's asking, "How can IPv6 improve government services?"



IPv6: Flying under the radar

Moving to a new generation of IP networking protocols is not yet a top priority for many feds, according to a Federal Computer Week survey



Small in a big world

Small-agency CIOs struggle to meet big agency governance and reporting requirements, but they have some advantages over the big guys



NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Shock! Pay matters


House tries to demand pay system

DOD has brought 113,000 civilian workers under the new pay-for-performance rules


DHS convenes classes online


A rally behind accounting codes


Circuit



COMMENT

Editorial: Young people, important work

The goal of the Rising Star awards program is to show everyone the amazing work of young feds



  • Nominations for the Rising Star awards are now open.


Kelman: Shocking the culture



Petrillo: Keepin' it simple


MANAGEMENT

Telework and teenagers don't mix

Federal officials say training and auditing are necessary to prevent IT security breaches



Online talent tools assist HR in shaping fed workforce



No consensus on pay issues


TECHNOLOGY

Next up, e-discovery challenges

Amended litigation rules force governments to rethink their electronic document options





PROCUREMENT

The changing face of acquisition

OFPP finalizing interagency contracting guidance, focusing on workforce issues





POLICY

OMB security mandates pile up

Agencies say the most onerous policy requires them to log database extracts


DHS teams accept technical risks


A FOIA face-lift


FLIPSIDE

A few minutes with Gregoire Gentil

Gentil's company has made an inexpensive, eco-friendly PC that he said should appeal to people who don't like to fix things



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    Are agencies really ready for EIS?

    The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.

  • People
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    Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

    The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.

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    Should federal contracting be more like Airbnb?

    Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture.

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