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FEATURE


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









THE WEEK


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



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Editorial: Join the FCW book club

Welles: The dark age of distraction





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


 


 


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ACQUISITION



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





POLICY

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






chartTECHNOLOGY



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






POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

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



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A reading list for tech leaders

Life way before DOS

Six degrees of separation revisited



Featured

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

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