The Top 10 stories on FCW.com
Most FCW readers strive to make government work better, but in the past 12 months, they often chose to read about what went wrong:
- A $300 million IT flop
The Social Security Administration hit the reset button on its claims-processing system.
- State’s passport and visa system crashes
When worldwide visa and passport operations pause, people take notice.
- Why maps matter
With an explosion of geodata, more and more agencies are mapping to make sense of their missions.
- NASA has ‘significant problems’ with $2.5 billion IT contract
The agency’s tech is often on the cutting edge, but end-user IT deployment posed real problems.
- DOD’s cautious path to the cloud
From milCloud to the need for standards beyond FedRAMP, the Pentagon is pushing for cloud services.
- Mail carriers get new mobile device
BYOD wouldn’t cut it for the U.S. Postal Service’s mobile needs.
- How VA is driving telemedicine
The agency has had its challenges, but it is an innovator, too.
- Q&A: NFFE’s Bill Dougan on IT hiring and the next government shutdown
Hopefully, there will not be a need to revisit these lessons this fall.
- 10 steps toward FedRAMP compliance
An industry expert helped readers wrap their heads around cloud security standards.
- Is cybersecurity the right job for you?
The jobs are there, but they’re not for everyone.
This list is part of FCW's special Federal List issue. You can see the digital edition of the print magazine here -- and look for additional lists on FCW.com in the coming days.
Posted by FCW Staff on Sep 19, 2014 at 8:01 AM