Government Executive Vol. 37 No.8

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  • Intelligence Inc.
    Like it or not, U.S. spy agencies are relying more on outside help.
    By Shane Harris
  • Flight Plan
    Down two dozen air tankers, the Interior Department and the Forest Service get their firefighting fleets ready to go.
    By Denise Kersten
  • Good Calls
    Telephone help centers are winning good will for agencies.
    By Shawn Zeller
  • Identity Crisis
    Can a driver's license prevent terrorism?
    By Shane Harris


  • Guns vs. Benefits
    Expanded health care, survivors' payments and other perks might crowd weapons out of the Defense budget. By George Cahlink
  • Deep Trouble
    The Coast Guard's Deepwater modernizing program hits a rough patch. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Drawing Fire
    Tempers heat up during the comment period for Defense's draft personnel rules. By Shawn Zeller
  • Something in the Air
    Agencies work out the kinks in their new bioterrorism network. By Beth Dickey
  • Case Solvers
    Three Social Security employees harvest ingenuity and software to improve the disability payment process. By Denise Kersten
  • Bye-Bye, Captain
    Lately, the Navy is more likely to dismiss officers for misbehavior than poor job performance. By George Cahlink
  • May I Help You?
    GSA wants to set the bar for customer service standards. By Shawn Zeller


  • Managing Technology

    Blueprints for Business
    Agencies struggle to get a handle on enterprise architecture planning. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Management Matters

    The Filter Dilemma
    Protecting the boss from the onslaught of information is bound to burst his bubble. By Brian Friel
  • Viewpoint

    How the Coast Guard Got Its Groove Back
    Balancing people, equipment and partnerships to overcome post-Sept. 11 overload. By Mark Blace


  • Editor's Notebook
    Should government be putting sensitive calls in the hands of contractors?
  • The Buzz
    Report on reports, double-bagging dilemma, postal politics, VOA heads east, and more.
  • Outlook
    The Transportation Security Administration could be killed just as quickly as it was created. By Tom Shoop
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