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FEATURE


Play it safe on the interactive Web
Testing new features, sanitizing XML and securing development can help reduce risks from Web 2.0.







THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: Unfinished business in Congress



FCW Caption Contest winner announced



Policy News


OMB to verify desktop configuration work


Bailout could cost agencies


Fiscal 2009 IT budgets overview

Is E-Gov Act in jeopardy?



Technology News


FBI creates knowledge wiki

FCW FORUM


Editorial: Security, not secrecy

Petrillo: New rules tighten task orders


Paller: FISMA 2008: A better solution


MANAGEMENT

OPM puts weight behind e-health
Agency uses its buying power to push private health plans that serve the government workforce.


POLICY

Get ready to show your EA work
In future assessments, OMB will ask agencies to tie enterprise architecture to performance improvements.


ACQUISITION


Panel: Rethink services pricing
Critics: Nature of professional services makes it difficult to apply GSA’s price reduction clause.



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


Innovative IT governance


Misinformation and the Web


20 IT mistakes to avoid


 A lesson in password security


 

Featured

  • Telecommunications
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    GSA extends EIS deadline to 2023

    Agencies are getting up to three more years on existing telecom contracts before having to shift to the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle.

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image ID: 569172169 By Zenzen

    OMB looks to retrain feds to fill cyber needs

    The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.

  • Acquisition
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA to consolidate multiple award schedules

    The General Services Administration plans to consolidate dozens of its buying schedules across product areas including IT and services to reduce duplication.

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