Government Executive Vol. 38 No.1
January 1, 2006
Redefining National Security
Ill winds have knocked national security agencies off balance.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Increasingly, national security depends on beefing up America's ability to rebuild nations. By Katherine McIntire Peters
We lack enough spies in the right places, and intelligence reform isn't producing them. By Jason Vest
To net terrorists, abandon bureaucracy. By Justin Rood
Whistleblowers hook up and use technology to protect themselves and amplify their effect. By Chris Strohm
Agencies buying into the compensation craze could run into roadblocks.
By Karen Rutzick
Tattered by exemptions, the 1933 law designed to protect U.S. jobs is nearly impossible to enforce.
By Kimberly Palmer
CMS' physician reimbursement system is ailing, but many fear the cure could hurt patients. By David Perera
Legislation pushes more efficient federal buildings-and industry is ready to help. By Kimberly Palmer
Stake Your Claim
Real estate speculators set their sights on lunar homesteads. By Beth Dickey
Damage Control Early warning system for troubled IT projects isn't tamper-proof. By David Perera
Tricky Business Corporate executives might have a lot to learn from government leaders. By Brian Friel
Tracking Technology Agencies need to get a handle on measuring IT effectiveness. By Robert Handler
A Salute to the Hawk John Murtha's stand redefines the debate over the Iraq war. By Charles Mahtesian
IN EVERY ISSUE
Agencies slowly embrace new missions and strategies.
Stamping out a New Year, the Army's AC/DC tribute and a BlackBerry scare.
Program managers are forced to work in a system that almost guarantees failure. By Tom Shoop
January 1, 2006