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FEATURE


Program management falls short
Time, scope and cost are no longer the only factors shaping the outcome of government programs.






THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: The cost of micromanagement
 

Policy News


GAO: SBInet technology management falls short

Airlines await Secure Flight


Bill would warn agencies about changing pay systems


Management News


DOD bill would raise profile of chief management officers

Two join EA Hall of Fame



FCW FORUM


Editorial: The search mandate

OpEd: How to think like a sports GM




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ACQUISITION



Checking on contractors’ work
Congress tries to add info to databases to keep tabs on how contractors perform, but questions linger.











POLICY

OMB encourages Networx use
Contract remains optional, but strong incentives will elevate its appeal.


TECHNOLOGY 


Getting on the same page
Web-based mashups give agencies a new tool for connecting scattered data and applications.



POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

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


Security spending on the rise


The sociology of social networking


The business of Twitter


Should a tech manager be IT savvy?





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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