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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

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

  • Census
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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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