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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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FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

Featured

  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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