Government Executive August 1999 Vol.31, No.8

Everything Must Go!
NASA has launched an unprecedented effort to sell its functions to the private sector. Where will it stop?

The Science of Secrets
National security is an imperfect science when it must be balanced against the collaborative culture of research at the nuclear weapons labs.

Losing Ground
Less than a decade after waging the most successful military campaign since World War II, the Army is fighting for its future in a battle for military relevancy.

Cashing In
CASUs-the quiet little business units in which agencies team up to provide servces ranging from computer training to child care-have become multimillion-dollar ventures.

Learning to Lead
Some people are born with great interpersonal skills. For the rest of us, behavior-based training can provide tools for excelling at the people side of management.

Office Products Guide '99
In September, the General Services Administration will unveil a revolutionary design for federal office space at its 82-year-old headquarters building. Also, the newest and most indispensable tools for your business, from copiers and faxes to presentation software and furniture.

Marketplace : How Can DoD Tap the Commercial Base?
Travel: Air Travel: Know Before You Go
Thinking Ahead: The Networker
Managing Technology: Outsourcing: Handwriting's on the Wall.

Editor's Notebook
The Public Service: Los Alamos' Hidden Lesson
Congress: A Taxing Problem
The Media: Fighting Back on the Web

Back Issues

Stay up-to-date with federal news alerts and analysis — Sign up for GovExec's email newsletters.
Close [ x ] More from GovExec

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Forecasting Cloud's Future

    Conversations with Federal, State, and Local Technology Leaders on Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation

  • The Big Data Campaign Trail

    With everyone so focused on security following recent breaches at federal, state and local government and education institutions, there has been little emphasis on the need for better operations. This report breaks down some of the biggest operational challenges in IT management and provides insight into how agencies and leaders can successfully solve some of the biggest lingering government IT issues.

  • Communicating Innovation in Federal Government

    Federal Government spending on ‘obsolete technology’ continues to increase. Supporting the twin pillars of improved digital service delivery for citizens on the one hand, and the increasingly optimized and flexible working practices for federal employees on the other, are neither easy nor inexpensive tasks. This whitepaper explores how federal agencies can leverage the value of existing agency technology assets while offering IT leaders the ability to implement the kind of employee productivity, citizen service improvements and security demanded by federal oversight.

  • IT Transformation Trends: Flash Storage as a Strategic IT Asset

    MIT Technology Review: Flash Storage As a Strategic IT Asset For the first time in decades, IT leaders now consider all-flash storage as a strategic IT asset. IT has become a new operating model that enables self-service with high performance, density and resiliency. It also offers the self-service agility of the public cloud combined with the security, performance, and cost-effectiveness of a private cloud. Download this MIT Technology Review paper to learn more about how all-flash storage is transforming the data center.

  • Ongoing Efforts in Veterans Health Care Modernization

    This report discusses the current state of veterans health care


When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.