Government Executive Vol. 38 No.20
December 1, 2006
Testing the Wind
Agencies are preparing some big technology deals for 2007, and the Army is leading the charge.
By David Perera
The Sniff Test
Machines might be able to detect chemicals or explosives in suspicious bags, but dogs also can go anywhere, give comfort or intimidate, and learn.
By Zack Phillips
More than money, young acquisition professionals seek a mission.
By Kimberly Palmer
Tension Builds in Iraq
Violence, cash shortages and infighting shut down Iraq reconstruction teams. By Greg Grant
Treading in Gray Areas
Avoiding the appearance of a conflict of interest can be a high wire act. By Kimberly Palmer
Contractors place ads where government buyers will read them. By Kimberly Palmer
The Vision Thing
With Rumsfeld out, what's next for remaking the military? By Greg Grant
Future Combat Vehicle Jam
Budget cuts and Stryker's success could further delay new equipment. By Greg Grant
OMB and Congress clash over funding IT projects. By Daniel Pulliam
Church and State
How much should federal managers let faith be their guide? By Brian Friel
Department chiefs can expect rough going on the Hill. By Charles Mahtesian
Geospatial agency shifts with the times: buys images, gives them away. By Shane Harris
Wartime urgency pulls back the red tape on accelerated projects. By Dov S. Zakheim
The Politics Of Technology
Lawmakers must consider the ripple effect of legislation on agencies' IT systems. By Robert N. Charette
IN EVERY ISSUE
Six days, four countries and 17,000 miles in the life of today's military.
The game industry and a wall along the border.
Good luck, Democrats: The voters chose you because they want less government and more results. By Tom Shoop
December 1, 2006