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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
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Obama, McCain want spending transparency
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GSA to open optimization office
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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GSA’s price reduction clause is not only outdated but also unclear, critics say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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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

  • Shutterstock image: healthcare digital interface.

    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

  • Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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