Government Executive Vol. 37 No.2

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FEATURES

  • The Red Zone
    Federal agencies are about to enter an era of fiscal austerity unlike any seen before.
    By Shawn Zeller
  • The Big Squeeze
    The coming fiscal crisis compels an effort to wring savings out of the budget by cutting poor-performing programs.
    By Amelia Gruber
  • Intelligent Reform
    Spy agencies urgently need changes that the new law fails to address.
    By Shane Harris
  • Flushed Out
    A former undercover operative explains how bad management drives out the CIA's best and brightest.
    By Lindsay Moran

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • ICE Warms Up
    New partnership nets major bust for immigration and customs agents. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Blizzard of Bids
    Early reviews help agencies and contractors save time and money in the rush for Iraq rebuilding work. By Kimberly Palmer
  • House Calls Go High Tech
    Astronauts dive deep to try space surgery. By Beth Dickey
  • Winning Season
    Leadership Profile: Bob Otto and his 'dream team' transform Postal Service technology. By Denise Kersten

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Managing Technology

    Building the Medical Internet
    The vision of a digital health network faces funding and compatibility challenges. By Denise Kersten
  • Management Matters

    Merit vs. Race
    The numbers don't tell the real performance ratings story. By Brian Friel
  • Political World

    The Mighty Micropolis
    New census designation puts small-town America on the map. By Charles Mahtesian
  • Viewpoint

    Looking Out for Deal-Breakers
    Farsighted project leaders can keep vital scientific research on the right track. By George K. Lucey, Ronald W. Armstrong, Laszlo B. Kish and Roger B. Clough

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    More plum positions, a failed audit, leaving Homeland, and satisfied customers.
  • Executive Recruitment
    A former government technology guru goes to the private sector to help contractors design their pitches. By Shawn Zeller
  • Outlook
    Political appointees' resignation letters hold hidden lessons. By Tom Shoop
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