Government Executive Vol. 38 No.13
August 1, 2006
Condoleezza Rice wants to transform diplomacy. But first she'll have to deal with the diplomats.
By Shane Harris
Hispanics hold a smaller percentage of jobs in federal agencies than in the private sector, and they're not happy.
By Karen Rutzick
Beefed-up protection from lawsuits should spur companies to take on homeland security work.
By Zack Phillips
Pipelines And Stovepipes
Federal officials look outside their own bureaucracies for alternatives to oil dependence. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Making the Switch
Getting agencies ready for the Internet's next generation won't be easy. By David Perera
Piling Up On the Border
Immigration agencies brace for onslaught of arrests and guest worker oversight. By Jonathan Marino
Forecasters to be ejected from air traffic control centers. By Beth Dickey
Returns on Risk
Funds related to defense and homeland security pick up steam. By Kimberly Palmer
VA's IT War
Sometimes hot, sometimes cold, always interesting. By David Perera
Red Carpet Treatment
Agencies should put themselves in their clients' shoes. By Brian Friel
Into the Fishbowl
Forget about business-leading in the public eye brings a whole new set of hurdles and measures. By Peter H. Daly and Michael Watkins
The Outsourcing Trap
Contracting craze exposes government inability to keep skills in-house. By Brian Hartsell
IN EVERY ISSUE
Reform is under way in many corners of our far-flung government.
Flunking security, a failure to launch, and CEO Joe.
Bet on a continued shift to flexible work arrangements, whether managers like it or not. By Tom Shoop
August 1, 2006