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Love/hate relationship with NMCI

The Navy and Marine Corps have learned many lessons from the massive ' and controversial ' outsourcing project

Virtual serviers, real threats

Agencies face new security management challenges when they adopt server virtualization

  • This is the first in a three-part security series. Click here to visit the main page.

20 years of marvels and missteps

Come along for Federal Computer Week's guided information technology tour

Roads to recovery

Military health IT planners consider ways to meet recommendations from the president's commission on improving care for wounded warriors


Buzz of the Week: Warfare 2.0

Is this the road to GSA's recovery?

Agency officials announce plans to fix sagging assisted acquisition services

AF cyber command takes shape

Young feds bring intell change



Editorial: A time for listening

NASA's response to employees' concerns about Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 is proof that, in some ways, the federal government is stuck in a bygone era.

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Wagner: Year-end spending

Welles: Go ahead, show off


Crisis leaders are a special breed

Harvard researchers develop yardstick to predict decision-making abilities

ATF agents get Web portal access

Security is telework's weakest link

  • Find out more with the Telework Exchange's federal CISO study on mobility, telework and data security.


Let software perform guard duty

Think of network access control as the sentry that keeps unsafe computers off your network

  • Click here to read the Internet Engineering Task Force's proposed NAC standard.


DOD takes steps to cut contract costs

House urges military to reduce spending on services through better oversight

Unions press their case against A-76

GSA beats goal of awarding contracts in 30 days or less


Appropriations bills in limbo

Administration threatens to veto several bills

because they would exceed spending limits

Grant law renewal uncertain

NIST prepares due diligence standards for cybersecurity


Secrecy by the numbers

Editorials: Submission guidelines

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FCW in Print

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


  • 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.

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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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