Government Executive December 2000 Vol.32, No.14


The Long Wait
Government treaties that took land away from American Indians promised to provide them with adequate health care. Most are still waiting .

Pushing the Envelope
In order to stay competitive, the U.S. Postal Service is scrambling to make deals with everyone from FedEx to the Grinch.

Joining Forces
The Navy and Marine Corps have connected to launch one of the biggest technology outsourcing contracts ever.

Taxing Transition
The IRS is deep into one of the government's most massive restructuring efforts, but many wonder whether the agency can sustain its momentum.

Advanced Technologist
Career executive Alan Balutis has the politically delicate job of spearheading the Commerce Department's Advanced Technology Program.

The Online Pathfinders
The 22 winners of the ninth annual Government Technology Leadership Awards have paved the way to online business.

Departments

Letters

Managing Technology: Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks
The web breaths new life into the old, reliable mainframe system.

Personal Technology: The Internet Identity Crisis
New Technology has the potential to quell concerns about computer security and conducting business online.

Management: The New World Appointee
It is time for the President to choose political appointees who can implement the public policy they inherit or create.

Travel: Travel by the Book Some employees end up in trouble with the regulations even while they're trying to be good.

Marketplace: Transition Tips on Boosting Reform
In their transition papers, managers should tell the new team why it's important to accelerate acquisition reform.

Columns

Editor's Notebook: Recognizing Excellence
Political World: Audition Time
The Last Word: The FAIR Act is still unfair.

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