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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

  • 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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