Government Executive Vol. 37 No.18

magazine cover image

FEATURES

  • Risk and Rewards
    In a complex world, risk management means weighing odds and placing smart bets.
    By Denise Kersten
  • The New Spy Masters
    The Bush administration fills in the corps of managers who must fix U.S. intelligence.
    By Shane Harris
  • Clean Sweep
    Katrina will spawn the biggest relief effort in recent history and a massive public works project. It also could restructure government.
    By Beth Dickey, Kimberly Palmer, Katherine McIntire Peters, Justin Rood, Chris Strohm and Jason Vest
  • Fraud Squad
    U.S. Attorney Paul J. McNulty is cracking down on federal contractors and federal buyers.
    By Kimberly Palmer

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Undercover
    Despite pressure from Congress, the FBI keeps the cost of its Virtual Case File project under wraps. By Jason Rood
  • The New Regime
    In six months, NASA's management pendulum swings from one extreme to another. By Beth Dickey
  • Bypassing Bureaucracy
    Agencies in the Katrina zone threw out the rule book to save lives. By Chris Strohm
  • Hot and Cool
    A specialty clothing maker is winning over soldiers and cashing in on war. By Shane Harris

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Managing Technology

    Data Dump
    Executive dashboards help agency decision-makers turn information into insight. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Management Matters

    Building Social Capital
    The first step in disaster teamwork is having someone you can depend on. By Brian Friel
  • Viewpoint

    A World View
    It's time for the federal government to invest in training global leaders. By Peter Ronayne
  • Viewpoint

    Helping Your Money Grow
    Adding a real estate investment option would enhance the Thrift Savings Plan. By Burton G. Malkiel
  • Viewpoint

    The New Reserves
    Shifting from a supplemental force to a standing military raises questions. By David A. Smith

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
    We shouldn't look to Washington to meet every burden.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    The Coast Guard to the rescue, the Hurricane Katrina Community of Practice, and David Safavian on the hot seat.
  • Outlook
    The problem with political appointees isn't what the conventional wisdom suggests it is. By Tom Shoop

Back Issues

Stay up-to-date with federal news alerts and analysis — Sign up for GovExec's email newsletters.
FROM OUR SPONSORS
JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Close [ x ] More from GovExec
 
 

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from GovExec.com.
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Forecasting Cloud's Future

    Conversations with Federal, State, and Local Technology Leaders on Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation

    Download
  • The Big Data Campaign Trail

    With everyone so focused on security following recent breaches at federal, state and local government and education institutions, there has been little emphasis on the need for better operations. This report breaks down some of the biggest operational challenges in IT management and provides insight into how agencies and leaders can successfully solve some of the biggest lingering government IT issues.

    Download
  • Communicating Innovation in Federal Government

    Federal Government spending on ‘obsolete technology’ continues to increase. Supporting the twin pillars of improved digital service delivery for citizens on the one hand, and the increasingly optimized and flexible working practices for federal employees on the other, are neither easy nor inexpensive tasks. This whitepaper explores how federal agencies can leverage the value of existing agency technology assets while offering IT leaders the ability to implement the kind of employee productivity, citizen service improvements and security demanded by federal oversight.

    Download
  • IT Transformation Trends: Flash Storage as a Strategic IT Asset

    MIT Technology Review: Flash Storage As a Strategic IT Asset For the first time in decades, IT leaders now consider all-flash storage as a strategic IT asset. IT has become a new operating model that enables self-service with high performance, density and resiliency. It also offers the self-service agility of the public cloud combined with the security, performance, and cost-effectiveness of a private cloud. Download this MIT Technology Review paper to learn more about how all-flash storage is transforming the data center.

    Download
  • Ongoing Efforts in Veterans Health Care Modernization

    This report discusses the current state of veterans health care

    Download

When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.