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FEATURE


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GSA’s price reduction clause is not only outdated but also unclear, critics say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

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

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