Government Executive : Vol. 42 No. 8 (7/1/10)
July 1, 2010
Cutting red tape for job applicants and involving managers in the hunt for mission-critical skills could be more complex than meets the eye.
By Elizabeth Newell
The Power of the Purse
The procurement process has long been used as a lever to influence social policy, but some say favoring contractors who pay higher wages would be going too far.
By Robert Brodsky
Defense on the Offense
Michèle Flourney manages policy and long-term strategic planning for the Pentagon.
Federal scientists are on the lookout for an unpleasant solar surprise. By Edward Goldstein
Health IT Checkup
Defense and Veterans Affairs lead the way in making a nationwide health information network a reality. By Aliya Sternstein
Learning It Your Way
Formal classroom training isn't the best route for many federal workers. By Brian Friel
War of Words
The rhetoric of cyberwar is heating up. By Shane Harris
Thinking the Unthinkable
What will happen to your survivors when you're gone? By Tammy Flanagan
IN EVERY ISSUE
Reorganization is easy compared to culture change. By Tom Shoop
Eyes on five sides, trade secrets, the young and the restless, and whistle stop.
Openness transforms an important regulatory agency. By Timothy B. Clarke
July 1, 2010