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Shifting priorities create a sticky competitive landscape
The government's buying habits and a greater emphasis on small-business contracts take market share from midsize companies.



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: Have many feds gone AWOL?

Acquisition News


Permit resolution won’t restart SBInet work


Management News


ODNI defends contractor use


Policy News


Top 5 e-gov sites revealed

  • Read the Brookings Institution's recent reports about the best and worst e-government Web sites here and here.


Technology News


Army seeks information assurance ideas


FCW FORUM


Editorial: A cure for set-aside ills
Gourley: The key to IT compliance
Kelman: Some good workforce news

MANAGEMENT


5 ways to juice performance
Individual and agency performance alike will remain top concerns in the next administration.


ACQUISITION


5 pieces to the pricing puzzle
A panel of procurement experts has five key questions about the role of competition in GSA pricing.

POLICY

5 priorities still worth pursuing
The original elements of the PMA will remain priorities in the future, observers say.


TECHNOLOGY


5 tech tools with lasting appeal
An election year and a stagnant economy aren't slowing government's appetite for new tech.

POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING
Government 2.0: An insider's perspective
The mind-set list: Class of 2012
Tough questions about telework
Part terrier, part blogger

Featured

  • Workforce
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    Federal employee job satisfaction climbed during pandemic

    The survey documents the rapid change to teleworking postures in government under the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Workforce
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    OPM nominee plans focus on telework, IT, retirement

    Kiran Ahuja, a veteran of the Office of Personnel Management, told lawmakers that she thinks that the lack of consistent leadership in the top position at OPM has taken a toll on the ability of the agency to complete longer term IT modernization projects.

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