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FEATURE


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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.






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The Fed 100

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Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

  • Image from Shutterstock.

    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

  • Fed 100 logo

    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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