Government Executive : Vol. 39 No. 7 (5/01/07)
May 1, 2007
The Spy Gap
The intelligence agencies must decode a human capital crisis.
By Shane Harris
Companies expected to land big deals when Homeland Security was created four years ago. Things haven't panned out as they anticipated.
By Zack Phillips
The Army is developing the most expensive and complex weapons system in its history, but it's based on some very questionable concepts.
By Greg Grant
Hurry Up And Wait
The frustratingly slow veterans benefits process appears impervious to change.
By Brian Friel
If It Ain't Broke
Before accepting dire assessments of Army readiness, it's worth asking: Ready for what? By Greg Grant
Cleaning Up Contracts
Industry groups doubt Rep. Henry Waxman's reform bill will have much impact. By Robert Brodsky
Contractors could pay a steep price for hiring illegal immigrants. By Robert Brodsky
Agencies are looking anew at Web-based software applications.By David Perera
Don't forget to pat yourself on the back sometimes. By Brian Friel
Intelligence chief Mike McConnell wants to change the security clearance process.By Shane Harris
The Blended Workforce
When government and contractors work side by side, the public's interest comes first.By Richard J. Bednar and Gary P. Quigley
What's in a Name?
Democrats recast committee titles to signal a new era. By Charles Mahtesian
IN EVERY ISSUE
The debut of the brand-new GovernmentExecutive.com.
An army of pentathletes, nailing down anti-terror solutions and gruesome epistles from The Bishop.
Government's personnel issues are more complicated than they look. By Tom Shoop
May 1, 2007