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FEATURE


How secure is your COOP?
Contingency planners, such as New York’s William Pelgrin, must balance recovering quickly from a disaster with recovering safely.



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: GSA leadership shuffle dominates water-cooler talk


Time to update the Privacy Act?
Other Policy News

FOIA ruling raises questions

An IT strategy for the transition

GAO: Senior privacy officials need authority

Security clearance solution deferred



Accord might avert furloughs

Other Management News

Agencies to launch alternate-pay project


Collaboration will expand CIOs’ roles



Are schedule prices a good deal?

Other Acquisition News

GSA plans schedules oversight office

Officials ask for more insight


Technology News

CIA collaborates online

IPv6 deadline challenges DHS


From the pages of GCN

DISA’s Croom, agency leaders recognized


FCW FORUM

Editorial: Defending CIO bloggers

Welles: The power of being positive



MANAGEMENT



State’s new CIO defines her role
Susan Swart says she will be successful if she can help agency diplomats fulfill their mission




ACQUISITION


OFPP offers new guidelines to improve interagency contacting
Some say OFPP’s new policy guidance might be too little, too late to offer effective oversight


TECHNOLOGY


A new life for talk-to-text?
Efforts of speech-recognition developers could pay off as a smart application for smart phones



POLICY

Security pieces come together
Deadlines for several federal cybersecurity initiatives are coming due this summer




POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

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  • Learning the Web

  • Words to live by

  • Beware Facebook apps



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    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
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    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
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    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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