Government Executive : Vol. 41 No. 4 (4/1/09)
April 1, 2009
Behind the Curtain
What transparency really means.
By Andrew Noyes
Building the Recovery
The pressure is on federal agencies to figure out how to manage billions of dollars in economic stimulus funds for construction projects.
By Elizabeth Newell
Human capital chief Ronald Sanders says the intelligence community is only as good as its people, so agencies have upped the ante.
By Brittany Ballenstedt
Reading the IT Leaves
Although the Obama administration has given little direction on budgets, managers still can decipher where to put their money. By Jill R. Aitoro
In a Bind
An Obama executive order limits contractors' hiring options. By Robert Brodsky
Informed agencies use social media to brainstorm without exposing secrets. By Carolyn Duffy Marsan
Good managers don't just listen, they respond and act. By Brian Friel
Reading the Signs
Crises occur when we have the wrong kinds of information. By Shane Harris
Agencies must build a skills-based workforce for the 21st century. By Bill Leidinger
IN EVERY ISSUE
Transparency and the alternate universe of federal spending. By Tom Shoop
Road warriors, economic stimulus checklist, record-breaking war games and more than just eye candy.
The president is on a quest to reconcile his ambitions with available dollars. By Timothy B. Clark
April 1, 2009