FCW's The Week

Last issue's news
Print and online news archive


Enterprise architects talk the business talk
More people now see EA as a planning and management tool, not a technology project


Buzz of the Week: GSA’s Williams: Kudos and questions

GSA watchers praise Williams nomination
Other Policy News

Surveillance program dogged in approps bills

Senate nixes emergency funding for Census Bureau

Unions expect to negotiate new rules for NSPS

Other Management News

Lee to lead defense, intell markets at Compusearch

House panel approves raise for civilian workers

OGE issues final rule on conflict-of-interest restrictions

Technology News

Agencies hit security mark

From the pages of …

NIST revises disk encryption algorithm

New guidelines for identity assurance, privacy controls

Air Force tests new broadband IT

Washington Technology

GAO: More acquisition support needed for Deepwater

Army issues Internet awareness RFP


Editorial: The importance of IT

Edgerton: June 30: The deadline is here


Intell leaders heed pay concerns
Leaders of the intelligence community make a point of getting employee input on pay-for-performance plans


MAS panel wants more feedback

Advisory group is asking more GSA customers to share thoughts on schedule pricing and practices

What do schedules contract users think?


Navy takes EA concept to heart
With 2 initiatives, the Navy expects to score gains in program efficiency and effectiveness


Outlook good for lines of biz
Successful lines of business will weather the coming change in the White House, forecasters predict

Smart policies protect agencies


FCW points you in the direction of interesting blogs, Web sites and products dealing with all things information technology.

  • Research beyond Google

  • The real snail mail

  • Web 2.0 meets presidential politics

  • After the flood

Take the FCW.com poll
Do agency CIOs need official blogs?

Send a letter to the editor at letters@fcw.com

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

Reader comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group