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Networx: A revolution on hold


NEWS: THIS WEEK

Buzz of the Week: A few minutes with Steve Ballmer


House telework bill advances
Other Management news:



Obama, McCain want spending transparency
Other Acquisition news:



GSA to open optimization office
Other Policy news:





From the Pages of…


Government Health IT



Government Computer News



Washington Technology



Comings and Goings



 


FCW FORUM


Editorial: Managing our own change


Kelman: An embarrassing question

Lisagor: Top 20 things not to say

Welles: Bit literacy is the new cure-all




MANAGEMENT

Deputy chiefs key to transition

Career executives can provide stability during a change in administration



ACQUISITION

Price clause spurs more questions
GSA’s price reduction clause is not only outdated but also unclear, critics say


TECHNOLOGY


Agencies get pushy with Web 2.0
RSS, widgets and other social-media tools offer new channels for providing information
 



POLICY



OMB calls for financial clarity
Common financial management processes will enable agencies to reconcile their payables and receivables



POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

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Letters




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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