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Managing through the disruption


FCW's Federal List: 10 organizations worth watching

We chose these 10 for their innovation and growth, and for being bellwethers of change in the government IT community.


Chat room diplomacy

Blogs and virtual consulates are the new diplomatic tools in the State Department's efforts to change public opinion abroad


Fighting fires with geospatial data

Topographical maps enriched with layers of relevant data are helping officials become better fire managers



NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Goodbye summer, and back to work


DOD to decide on Navy HR system

England must determine whether Navy will use DIMHRS or the Marine Corps' system.


FAA's $1 billion contract to ITT targets air traffic delays


Border states to test hybrid IDs


Circuit



COMMENT

Editorial: Thriving in chaos
Leadership and management in a time of disruption, chaos and change are particularly challenging.



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Amme: You can be a survivor


Stephenson: Web 2.0 and security


Kolcun: Software 2.0


MANAGEMENT

The most divisive issue: Pay

Distrust has stalled federal efforts to change the 50-year-old civil service pay system





TECHNOLOGY

Gadgets that don't play by the rules

Beware of employees bearing smart phones, IM services and peer-to-peer file sharing software




PROCUREMENT

Consolidation changes the game

Consequences of governmentwide initiatives

alter the federal contracting landscape





POLICY

OMB's one-face approach

Agencies find 'one government' to be a disruptive, but not unreasonable, concept



Policies challenge the status quo

FLIPSIDE

Eye on the sky ' from your desktop



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