CFOs shed the bean-counter image to become power players.
By Julie Sturgeon
With more contracts over $20 billion, 2006 might bring some of the biggest deals ever. A four-page guide.
By Karen D. Schwartz
Contention In Crisis
Friction among state, local and federal disaster responders imperils recoveries.
By Jonathan Walters
Schmooze Or Lose
Contractors rely on connections and insider information.
By Kimberly Palmer
No one is sure how well psychological operations have worked, but that's not stopping efforts to step them up.
By Jason Vest
With the giant Networx contract on the horizon, GSA rewires its approach to telecom services. By David Perera and Kimberly Palmer
The next generation of workflow software is making its way into government offices. By Kimberly Palmer
Workin' on the Railroad
Huge operating losses, poor on-time performance and a maintenance backlog sets Amtrak on an alternate route. By Beth Dickey
Leadership ProfileGetting Serious
Charlie Allen is repackaging Homeland Security intelligence to boost the department's reputation. By Justin Rood
Managing TechnologyWireless Law Enforcement
Everyone agrees that all levels of government should be able to communicate during routines and emergencies, but no one expects it to be easy. By Chris Strohm
Management MattersUnstrategic Plans
We've got a plan for planning. Now let's make a plan for doing. By Brian Friel
ViewpointPower vs. Influence
Management is a position that is granted; leadership is a status that is earned. By Scott Derrick
24/7 availability is not such a good idea for executives. By Franklin S. Reeder
Political WorldFertile Ground
Census shows a GOP edge in states with higher birth and marriage rates. By Charles Mahtesian