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FEATURE




A vote of no confidence
Optical-scan voting technology moves ahead of touch screens, but is it an improvement?



E-voting vendors keep a lower profile


Studies find coding flaws persist


THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: Dorobek joins Doan on the airwaves




Acquisition News


GAO upholds ITIP protests


Management News

Army adopts knowledge management principles


Policy News

DHS orders stop to SBInet

Williams get Bush's backing

Study: U.S. not the leader in e-government


Technology News

LandWarNet conference roundup


FCW FORUM

Editorial: New IT plans needed

Sprehe: Seeking the records decider

Amtower: Future shock for fed workforce

MANAGEMENT


FAA sees EVM dividends
But many agencies are not yet ready to replicate its success in project management, GAO says


Management on a small scale



ACQUISITION


Making noise for small business


What OSDBUs do

Meet your OSDBU contacts

POLICY

Bush put the ‘M’ back in OMB
Agency’s emphasis on management has grown



Senate IT oversight bill would refine OMB’s role


Candidates talk IT — now what?




TECHNOLOGY




Psst! Are you Twittering yet?
It’s no secret: Using Twitter’s short and sweet message blasts can be a great way to communicate

Polishing your Twitter skills

Twitter add-ons

POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING



BNet: Don’t touch that cell phone!

Scientific American: Technology’s toll on privacy and security

NASA blog: Building the right team

University of Virginia: Rome reborn

Featured

  • FCW PERSPECTIVES
    sensor network (agsandrew/Shutterstock.com)

    Are agencies really ready for EIS?

    The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.

  • People
    Dave Powner, GAO

    Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

    The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.

  • FCW Illustration.  Original Images: Shutterstock, Airbnb

    Should federal contracting be more like Airbnb?

    Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture.

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