Government Executive Vol. 38 No.10
June 15, 2006
Agencies must rally to save failing states.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Too Small To Grasp
The risky business of nanotechnology is growing faster than government can keep up.
By Beth Dickey
Don't let soaring Defense budgets fool you. It's just a matter of time until military spending tightens, cutbacks begin and weapons become unaffordable.
By Sandra I. Erwin
Agencies navigate the controversial debate over eBay-style procurements without any official guidance. By Kimberly Palmer
Man and Machine
How well will the computer rate you? By Karen Rutzick
Kicking In, Not Back
Encouraging short-timers to keep their heads in the game. By Julie Sturgeon
E-Passports: It's What's Inside
American passports are about to get a high-tech makeover. By David Perera
Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci lands front and center in the nation's biodefense program. By Zack Phillips
Time Runs Out for Financial Failures
Mandate for accurate accounting could put agencies on the path to automation. By Jenny Mandel
Before they can make the transition to a huge new contract, agencies must clean house. By David Perera
Hey, Tough Guy
Good leaders know when to crack down. By Brian Friel
IN EVERY ISSUE
U.S. diplomats have a tough job reconciling American interests with those of the Continent.
"America's Army," pet evacuation plans and "Dusty" Foggo.
What do agencies gain by forcing valued employees to take promotions under threat of demotion or firing? By Tom Shoop
June 15, 2006