Volume 5 Issue 25 February 7 1999


Looking at the big picture

GSA gives employees Seat preview

Y2K, financial management woes plague DOD

Federal Bytes

Public data at SSA not secure

Y2K could hamper State's visa application process

Customs seeks quick $12M to fix slowdown

HUD remodels, simplifies home page

GAO faults USDA's telecom and service center efforts

GSA kicks off key security contract

Fax servers lower costs, ease administration

Old systems, missing data put EPA at risk

CrossPad captures written notes

IT weaknesses hinder Interior's management of trust accounts, ALMRS

Twisters test FEMA system

Industry, feds team to tackle interoperability

Vendors display converged net technology

DOJ suffers from financial management problems


DOD to send Y2K team to Russia

GAO highlights access, Y2K concerns at HHS


High costs afflict FAA air traffic control modernization

Commerce taps CACI for procurement system

Roster Change

GAO's 'High Risk' reports target fed vulnerabilities

Education gets low grade for Y2K, integration

Industry Watch

Inaccurate IT systems waste billions at HUD

Y2K threatens Postal Service

For creative ideas, ask front-line IT workers

CEO dies in plane crash

GSA rethinks IT personal use

IRS still lacks skills to modernize systems

Clinton budget links IT, results

Y2K puts USAID computers at risk of failure

CSC on USPS payroll

DOD maintains stake in key IT programs

Videoconferencing gets its day in court

NASA lacks IT for procurement oversight

IBM upgrades SP server

Letters to the Editor

VA needs more data

Lack of counsel hurts employees

SGI fashions plan for Intel-based servers

Weather Service modernization lagging

MCI rings up $1B+ telecom pact

FTS 2001 caveat emptor

CSC wins $21 million engineering pact

Navy officer in Gulf communicates with family via the Web

ACS to run GSA solutions center

17 High-risk Agencies

Oakland, Alameda welcome Marine high-tech exercise

Cyber. Covered.

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