Government Executive : Vol. 39 No. 15 (9/1/07)
September 1, 2007
Thick or Thin
Homeland Security officials wrestle with the best way to spread grant money among cities and states.
By Zack Phillips
How They Connect The Dots
This is what information sharing looks like.
By Shane Harris
Strenuous American efforts to reduce casualties are prolonging the insurgency that causes them.
By Greg Grant
Contractors' mismanagement is no impediment to finding new work, critics say By Robert Brodsky
The Army tries to put its troubled FCS program in a better light. By Greg Grant
Between the Lines
The comptroller general wants to redefine 'inherently governmental,' two words that could change contracting. By Robert Brodsky
As data centers consume an ever larger share of available electricity, critical operations might be at risk. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Beware asking customers to type in data on the Web-the text fields can allow hackers to sneak malicious code onto your site. By Judi Hasson
Some say mobility would make senior executives better leaders. By Brian Friel
The federal director of the new presidential library will use spying to tell a story. By Shane Harris
The politicization of the U.S. Attorney's Office happened long before the Bush administration. By Charles Mahtesian
No Fed Left Behind
Retirement savings aren't just for those at higher pay levels. By Susan Holliday
Secret of Success
A risk-based approach could unclog security clearance backlogs once and for all. By John Casciano
IN EVERY ISSUE
Hapless haphazardness: We have it today, and probably tomorrow.
Christian soldiers, diplomatic deficits and life savers.
It could be time for our nation's elected officials to take a deep breath. By Tom Shoop
September 1, 2007