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A new threat, a new institution: The fusion center
Rich Kelly, head of New Jersey's Regional Operations Intelligence Center, is building a new type of facility to improve threat information-sharing and coordination



  • Be sure to watch a video that goes behind the scenes of the ROIC.

  • Click here to see a map of all fusion centers nationwide.


Bridging the divide
Agencies must resolve difficult cultural and policy challenges to get homeland security and law enforcement information flowing freely


Google's Dave Girouard on Google-ization
Google executives now want to be players in what they believe will be the next game-changing event in technology: the transition to software as a service


NEWS


Buzz of the Week: ‘Unique opportunity’ lures Walker from GAO


IT budget request focuses on savings
Army Corps of Engineers scales back spending by consolidating 56 installations


Experts find fault with cyberdirective


DHS handoff worries lawmakers


Circuit


COMMENT


Editorial: Good government
Rep. Tom Davis has been good for the IT community and will be missed when he retires from government


Leidinger: Retooling government HR



  • Read Leidinger's previous FCW column, "Leidinger: Recruit creatively," here.

  • Read the Partnership for Public Service report on "Federal Human Capital: The Perfect Storm."


McNamara: Intelligence sharing



MANAGEMENT


Home is where the work is
Federal teleworkers navigate the ins and outs of life in a home office environment


In search of contracting officers



EXECUTECH


Improve your visibility
Agency practices often hinder information access, but search engine optimization helps



PROCUREMENT


Competitive sourcing fight isn't over
Bush administration and Congress can't agree on whether A-76 savings are real


Section 508 remains a high hurdle



POLICY


Budget '09 roundup: Cybersecurity tops the wish list
Many agencies’ IT projects would benefit from the president’s proposed spending



  • Find a link to the president’s fiscal 2009 budget request.

  • Read all of FCW's 2009 budget coverage.


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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 GPS

    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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