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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

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

Featured

  • 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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