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FEATURE


Full medical jacket
The military’s personal health record projects — which aim for convenience, lower costs and better health outcomes — are shaking up deeply rooted business processes.





THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: The art of the retirement speech




FCW FORUM

Editorial: Looking beyond e-mail


STEM the competitiveness gap




ACQUISITION


Navy wants to be the decider
With its follow-on contract for NMCI, the Navy plans to take the lead on key decisions.


MANAGEMENT

Avoid the transition slowdown
Empowering employees is critical to sustaining government gains, a Cisco executive says.


POLICY

Clearance gets a reform boost
Recent executive order clarifies roles and sets agencies’ responsibilities.


TECHNOLOGY

A cloudy forecast for storage?
Agencies weigh the cost savings and risks of emerging “cloud” storage services?



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Featured

  • Telecommunications
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    GSA extends EIS deadline to 2023

    Agencies are getting up to three more years on existing telecom contracts before having to shift to the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle.

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image ID: 569172169 By Zenzen

    OMB looks to retrain feds to fill cyber needs

    The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.

  • Acquisition
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA to consolidate multiple award schedules

    The General Services Administration plans to consolidate dozens of its buying schedules across product areas including IT and services to reduce duplication.

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