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State and local: Rules of engagement
Federal and state leaders of an environmental initiative share what they've learned about intergovernmental collaboration

Web extra: Otto Doll: How good collaboration happens


Buzz of the Week: Doan gets blogged

Post-Doan GSA to focus on customers
Critics: She ‘broke a lot of china,’ but gave little thought to what happens next

Analysis: Doan's undoing

Rx for security clearance delays


Editorial: End of the Doan era

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Amtower: A drop in the bucket


Army uses Lean yardstick
Measuring and analyzing service bottlenecks improved the Army's reputation with veterans


Mistrust fosters oversight arms race
Lawmakers and acquisition leaders compete on measures to improve contractor oversight


Bill targets messy e-records
Measure would set minimum standard for agencies' records management systems

Social Security braces for retirees


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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.

  • Shutterstock image.

    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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