Government Executive Vol. 37 No.9

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  • Transformers
    Chief information officers don't just want to make government electronic-they want to electrify it.
    By Shane Harris
  • Armor All
    The Army pulled out all the stops to fortify Humvees in Iraq, but still couldn't keep up with the demand.
    By George Cahlink
  • Hurricane Hunters
    America's other air force does battle with nature.
    By Beth Dickey
  • Battling Backlogs
    On the front lines of homeland security, workers are struggling to process immigration applications more carefully, yet more quickly.
    By Amelia Gruber


  • Split on Nukes
    Critics doubt new office can rein in fragmented nuclear detection campaign. By Amelia Gruber
  • Tougher Audits
    Two years after Sarbanes-Oxley rocked the private sector financial world, it's coming to government. By Kimberly Palmer
  • Plan B
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency assumes a larger role in advance preparations. By Amelia Gruber
  • Space Saver
    NASA expects to conserve millions with a central back-office center. By Beth Dickey
  • Leadership Profile

    The Negotiator
    The United States' voice in Sudan seeks peace through pragmatism. By Shane Harris


  • Tech Insider

    Packing Heat
    A new software program will help federal agencies plan for wildfires. By Denise Kersten
  • Management Matters

    For the ASKing
    NASA site uses the ancient technique of storytelling to boost management lessons. By Brian Friel
  • Political World

    Unlikely Suitor
    In post-9/11 New York and Virginia, some voters jilted the party line in the 2004 election. By Charles Mahtesian
  • Viewpoint

    Listen Up
    When employees make sound business cases for change and managers respond, organizations improve. By Chuck Casto


  • Editor's Notebook
    Business intelligence helps agencies solve the performance conundrum.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Buying brand names, missing telework plans, a Doobie-ous distinction and Patent Office plans.
  • Outlook
    In government, when you spend money on one thing, you have even more to spend on something else! By Tom Shoop
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