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GSA’s price reduction clause is not only outdated but also unclear, critics say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



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  • Defense
    Soldiers from the Old Guard test the second iteration of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) capability set during an exercise at Fort Belvoir, VA in Fall 2019. Photo by Courtney Bacon

    IVAS and the future of defense acquisition

    The Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System has been in the works for years, but the potentially multibillion deal could mark a paradigm shift in how the Defense Department buys and leverages technology.

  • Cybersecurity
    Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

    Mayorkas announces cyber 'sprints' on ransomware, ICS, workforce

    The Homeland Security secretary announced a series of focused efforts to address issues around ransomware, critical infrastructure and the agency's workforce that will all be launched in the coming weeks.

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