Government Executive : Vol. 43 No. 14 (12/1/11)
Shelter from the Storm
Federal managers and employees fought their way through rough conditions this year. And next year's forecast isn't great, either.
By Kellie Lunney
Trust But Verify
The Obama administration wants to partner with the e-commerce industry to make sure citizens are who they say they are online. But it's not clicking yet.
By Aliya Sternstein
After anthrax, playing favorites and the year in review.
Potential changes to FEHBP spark debate. By Emily Long
Trial by Fire
The National Labor Relations Board strives to remain neutral. By Charles S. Clark
ADVICE AND COMMENT
Putting Out the Fires
Tackling the most dreaded tasks upfront can help you breeze through the rest of your to-do list. By Elizabeth Newell
Ditching The Dots
Is it time for us to retire an overused expression? By Shane Harris
Looking the Wrong Way
When agency watchdogs miss the point, they stifle innovation, increase risk and perpetuate waste. By Franklin S. Reeder
Before The Fall
A general's tale of Afghan challenges. By Timothy B. Clark
To Infinity and Beyond
Jason Crusan gathers the brightest stars-even Buzz Lightyear-to foster innovation at NASA. By Emily Long
The FBI's photo shop, pricey radios and building better apps.
Window on The World
More than 40 nations have joined a partnership to promote transparency, but what that means depends on where you live. By Joseph Marks
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