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NASA employees continue HSPD-12 fight
The agency’s managers, scientists and engineers clash over workforce issues.



Buzz of the Week: A community in action

Policy News

Networx key to security initiative

House passes e-records bill

Report: States should prioritize e-records

Acquisition News

Senate: DHS must sort workforce mix

Interior misstates small-biz goals

EPA adjusts sign-off policies

From the pages of GCN

Macs in the workplace?

From the pages of Washington Technology

Unisys files protest over TSA down-select

DHS needs information security support


Editorial: A call to service

Kelman: Knowledge management 2.0


What acquisition employees want
Caring and feeding for midcareer acquisition staffers keep them from leaving for other agencies.

Read the fiscal 2007 Acquisition Workforce Report.

The state of the acquisition workforce


Panel flags DHS transition fears
Staffing, stability key to smooth change in administrations, study finds.


Telework’s weak link
Telework programs can provide plenty of perks, but they can also be a breeding ground for security risks.

Another out-of-the-office option

Some telework security guidelines



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FCW in Print

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


  • Shutterstock image: looking for code.

    How DOD embraced bug bounties -- and how your agency can, too

    Hack the Pentagon proved to Defense Department officials that outside hackers can be assets, not adversaries.

  • Shutterstock image: cyber defense.

    Why PPD-41 is evolutionary, not revolutionary

    Government cybersecurity officials say the presidential policy directive codifies cyber incident response protocols but doesn't radically change what's been in practice in recent years.

  • 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.

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