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The collaboration gurus
The Collaboration Project, led by the National Academy of Public Administration, looks to be a center of excellence focused on the Web 2.0 world and how these tools can help government



Four cases in collaboration



DOD rallies around Lean Six Sigma
The methodology has become the Defense Department's "tool of choice" for business transformation


NEWS


Buzz of the Week: Security does matter


Stolen VA laptop caught in safety net
Department’s mobile data security policies and practices prevented information breach


DHS lets industry liaison keep business ties


Bush’s e-mail misery has company


Circuit


COMMENT


Editorial: The collaboration era
The real power of information comes when it is shared


Kelman: Keeping an eye on the prize



Fountain: FISMA's fifth birthday


Guerra: Regulating profit


Letters



MANAGEMENT


A collaboration leader
Angela Norris learned leadership lessons as a member of Voyagers class of 2007


SES pay is broken, critics say


EXECUTECH


Justice focuses on the process
Business process management helps reduce costs and improve results


PROCUREMENT


GAO disputes savings reports
Auditors find Forest Service lacked data to prove it complied with spending limits


Army reviews current, future data center storage needs


POLICY


OMB: Nonstandard isn’t OK
A new memo brings the government a step closer to having uniform financial standards



  • Read OMB's memo on the Financial Management Line of Business (.pdf).


Clearances: Faster, but not better


FLIPSIDE


Government in the movies


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Featured

  • 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.

  • Census
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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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