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Paula Shaki Trimble


Grappling with gridlock

Technology hasn't made commuting easier. But it will.

Customer service

Although the Federal Aviation Administration's new oceanic air traffic control system will be based on an existing system, contractor Lockheed Martin Air Traffic Management plans some userfriendly tweaks before rolling it out.

Grappling with gridlock

Technology hasn't made commuting easier. But it will.

Having your say

For FAA, user input is key to success of oceanic air traffic control program


An 'orchestrated ballet' of information

For the woman who directs the Coast Guard's information technology programs, the priority is clear: It's all about information, not technology.


Who's onboard for Deepwater

The Coast Guard's massive Deepwater Capability Replacement Program would replace 90 ships, 200 aircraft and all the sensors that connect them. The companies competing for the Deepwater contract include:


Coast Guard charts a high-tech course

But without reliable funding, Deepwater program may run aground

IT Modernization

AT&T renews FTS 2001 award protest

All federal customers on the FTS 2001 contract are expected to switch to the new services by the end of June

FAA approves warning system for runways

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of a system at 34 airports that alerts air traffic controllers of potential runway accidents

IT Modernization

Spreading the word

When Angela Officer talks about the Federal Relay Service, people listen.

IT Modernization

Federal Relay Service offerings

A list of services that are and will be available from the Frame Relay Service


Accessible experts

Vendors, agencies tap disabled employees for Section 508 guidance


FAA taps Lockheed for oceanic radar

The Federal Aviation Administration is negotiating a contract with Lockheed Martin Air Traffic Management to replace the air traffic control system for tracking aircraft flying across oceans

IT Modernization

Verizon looks past Treasury deal

Company sees $45 million voice networks contract as chance to provide future services

FAA, Lockheed near deal

Lockheed Martin is FAA's finalist to replace the air traffic control system across oceans


FAA awarding security contract

CSC will get contract to support FAA's Computer Security Incident Response Capability

SGI takes an indirect approach

While some companies look for more ways to sell directly to government customers, Silicon Graphics Inc. is taking a different approach to increasing federal sales

DOT forms cyberthreat alliance

DOT's latest industry alliance will increase data sharing on information security threats

Congress scolds NSF on budget

Appropriators are disappointed with the agency's funding of basic science research

CSC fed business on strong

Although overall profits were weak for 2001, the company's federal business continued to grow