Government Executive Vol. 36 No.19
November 1, 2004
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Short on cash and under the gun for results, agencies must wring every drop of savings from IT investments. This special guide to key contracts will help. Technology Squeeze
By Shane Harris
How wireless e-mail devices are taking over the lives of some federal executives. Blackberry Jam
By Alina Tugend
The U.S. Postal Service's information watchdog finds ways to cash in on America's trust in the agency. Making Privacy Pay
By Denise Kersten
Taking the Point A look at day-to-day life for our troops and civilians in Iraq.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Air Force general's quest for a Pacific command cut short as taint of wrongdoing spreads. Toll Rises in Procurement Scandal By George Cahlink
Government workers ride out the hurricane season from hell. Mean Season By Beth Dickey
A nasty hurricane season exposes maintenance program weaknesses at space and Defense facilities. Quadruple Whammy By Beth Dickey and George Cahlink
GAO ditches across-the-board pay hikes, denying raises to employees who don't meet expectations. Perform or Else By Shawn Zeller
Mary Lacey must woo 41 unions while renovating Defense's personnel system. People Person By Shawn Zeller
An overwhelmed Defense Contract Management Agency is hiring more civilians and requiring them to work overseas. Filling Out the Ranks In Iraq By George Cahlink
Visual analytics tools sharpen real-time video detection systems. Private Eyes By Karen D. Schwartz
It's like trying to describe the emperor's new clothes. Culture Check By Brian Friel
With good information, it is possible to address social equity across the board. Weighty Matters By Christopher Edley Jr.
The emergency management system came through, just before Election Day. A Vote for FEMA By Charles Mahtesian
IN EVERY ISSUE
Intelligent reform is worthy, but that's not what we've been getting.
Acceptable government pay; is Martha OK?; stamps out of play; bombproof trash cans save the day.
Before the war in Iraq, civil servants offered lots of advice about postwar challenges. Too bad no one was listening. Outlook By Tom Shoop
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