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GSA’s price reduction clause is not only outdated but also unclear, critics say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




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  • FCW PERSPECTIVES
    sensor network (agsandrew/Shutterstock.com)

    Are agencies really ready for EIS?

    The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.

  • People
    Dave Powner, GAO

    Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

    The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.

  • FCW Illustration.  Original Images: Shutterstock, Airbnb

    Should federal contracting be more like Airbnb?

    Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture.

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