Government Executive : Vol. 41 No. 11 (9/1/09)
- September 1, 2009
DHS chief Janet Napolitano treads a fine line between security and privacy in the push to get federal ID programs off the ground.
By Eliza Newlin Carney
Wanted: More Troops
The demand for soldiers in Afghanistan is rising faster than the supply is falling in Iraq.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Forecast: Mostly Cloudy
Government technologists want to deploy cloud computing, but agencies must learn to let go.
By Carolyn Duffy Marsan
Out From Under
With a spike in disability benefit claims, SSA is trying to keep its head above water. By Elizabeth Newell
The alliance between the open government community and the Recovery Board is showing signs of stress. By Robert Brodsky
Managing TechnologyNo Looking Back
Agencies must upgrade Internet services by 2012. By Carolyn Duffy Marsan
Management MattersTravel Warning
Managers and employees could end up footing hefty bills for work-related trips. By Brian Friel
Intelligence FilePaper Chief?
DNI Dennis Blair has been challenged by his workforce. By Shane Harris
ViewpointWargaming Without the War
Crisis planners from all walks of leadership have much to learn from the military's ancient art. By Mark Herman
Which leadership techniques work and which don't in the quest to change government. By Dave Mader, Jeff Myers and Steven Kelman
IN EVERY ISSUE
The West and the rise of modern government. By Tom Shoop
Threat-level makoever, smoking soldiers, stimulus for schools and more.
Failures in government can teach us how to succeed. By Timothy B. Clarke