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FEATURES

EA: What is it?

10 thoughts/10 people on enterprise architecture



OMB scores high on EA

Even some of OMB's frequent critics say the House agency has been an effective advocate of enterprise architecture



  • Learn more about OMB's federal enterprise architecture here (Source: OMB).


The new public-safety language

The National Information Exchange Model provides a rallying point for government and industry to coordinate homeland security efforts



Up close and impersonal

Encrypted indexing techniques let security agencies exchange information more freely without sacrificing personal privacy



NEWS

Buzz of the Week


Is IT security getting short shrift?

Concerned former DOD officials call for greater use of cybersecurity metrics


OPM stung by thefts


Military can't buy IT fast enough


Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Dressing up EA's mission

Dick Burk has done much for enterprise architecture and linking EA to agency missions


Letters



MANAGEMENT

NASA needs boomer expertise

Brain drain could mean a serious setback for the agency's next trip to the moon



Defense unions optimistic


CFOs: Use more financial data


CIO University refills the pipeline



TECHNOLOGY

NSA begins crypto upgrade

15-year plan to fund new encoding technology


ITIL's stock rises



PROCUREMENT

GSA issues stricter rules on year-end spending requests

Agency asks for breathing room to award contracts before the end of the fiscal year



POLICY

Richard Burk: EA evangelist

OMB's retiring chief architect preaches the virtues of enterprise architecture





FLIPSIDE

A case for EA



Editorials: Submission guidelines


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FCW.com Hot Topics

Letters


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FCW in Print

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

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    FCW @ 30

    Since 1996, 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.

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    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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    Merged IT modernization bill punts on funding

    A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.

  • General Frost

    Army wants cyber capability everywhere

    The Army's cyber director said cyber, electronic warfare and information operations must be integrated into warfighters' doctrine and training.

  • Rising Star 2013

    Meet the 2016 Rising Stars

    FCW honors 30 early-career leaders in federal IT.

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