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Rising Stars winners to be announced
Next week, we’ll recognize several young and talented government and industry employees.


chartWhose watching your online image?
Social-networking expert Andy Beal advises agencies on how to manage their reputations in a Web 2.0 world.


Buzz of the Week: Conflicts of interest: The reality show

Policy News

Twitter takes flight in Congress

 IT oversight bill gains support

Bill would create statutory IG for GAO

Acquisition News

Agencies raise grades in OMB score card

DHS IG: Subcontracting concerns unfounded

TSA encounters latest case of unencrypted data

From the pages of GCN

Vulnerabilities up in 2008

DISA certifies Red Hat OS for IPv6


Editorial: Join the FCW book club

Welles: The dark age of distraction

Clock is running for DHS CIO
Mangogna has clear goals for his brief tenure.





Conflicts of interest at impasse
Industry and government take different stands on who is responsible for pointing out conflicts of interest.


What next for fusion centers?
The infrastructure for a locally run, nationwide intelligence-sharing network is ready. Now what?


Feds set sights on small screen
Experts say diving into Web video isn’t as expensive or difficult as might be expected.


FCW points you in the direction of interesting blogs and Web sites that deal with all things information technology.

How to start a mentoring program

A reading list for tech leaders

Life way before DOS

Six degrees of separation revisited

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.

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