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4 executive organizers

Three small-agency CIOs discuss strategies for managing personal e-mail and BlackBerry use, PowerPoint presentations, and brainstorming

Is the Defense Travel System finally ready to fly?

Expanding the system to accommodate trips for purposes other than temporary-duty travel is a Defense Department priority




NEWS

Buzz of the Week: The space economy



Young promises acquisition changes

New policy mandates use of competitive prototyping in large Defense programs


Bush threatens to veto a bill that would stengthen IGs



State issues new rules for Blackwater


Circuit





COMMENT

Editorial: Assisting acquisitions

GSA's assisted services business is too important to let fail. Here are three steps to make it work.


Kelman: The hiring season is here



Forman: A fiscal perfect storm




MANAGEMENT


Intell teams get ready for action

New program offers intensive training for early-career intelligence analysts


EVM replaces spreadsheets


Retiree bills face uncertain future




TECHNOLOGY

A paperless manifesto: 7 proposals

Early adopters in the digital records revolution share tips on winning conversion battles


PROCUREMENT


Treasury first to jump to Networx

After three years of controversy, the agency begins its network modernization project


No pain, no gain on small-biz goals




POLICY


DISA rethinks its security strategies

Defense Department’s net-centric data policies expose weaknesses in operational awareness


VA defends its IT recovery plans


Confusion over fusion centers


Army reasserts LandWarNet goals




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  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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