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Government Executive : Vol. 44 No. 10 (9/1/12)

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Sep 01, 2012 – Vol. 44, No. 10

  • Tech Roundup

    By Aliya Sternstein, Bob Brewin and Joseph MarksarrowVA looks to consolidate cellphone bills, a very loud cyberattack and fed websites gain fans.
  • Powering Down

    By Joseph MarksarrowConsolidating data centers alone won't eliminate costly electric bills.
  • Backing BRAC

    By Amanda PalleschiarrowDefense still believes in the base realignment and closure process.
  • Defensive Maneuvers

    By Aliya SternsteinarrowBackers of domestic unmanned aircraft promote privacy and security protections.
  • Around Government

    By Kedar PavgiarrowHelium shortage on the horizon, veterans at risk, GSA back at Ground Zero.
  • The Editor

    Captain of Industry

    By Tom Shoop arrow When it comes to his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney is a company man.
  • Lifting the Lid

    By Charles S. ClarkarrowNational Intelligence Director James Clapper must blend 16 agencies into a coherent community.
  • All Business

    By Kellie LunneyarrowMitt Romney has been a governor and run the Olympics.
  • Special Delivery

    By Caitlin Fairchild, Thinking AheadarrowNeither snow nor rain nor revolution stays Shane Morris’ diplomatic couriers.
  • Fair Pay For Feds

    By Timothy B. Clark, PerspectivesarrowAchieving consensus on compensation issues.
  • Hopping On the Right Cloud

    By Doug Bourgeois, ViewpointarrowChoosing the service that best meets your agency’s needs.
  • Tapping Twitter

    By Elizabeth Newell Jochum, Management Matters - Advice And CommentarrowThe social network offers an unparalleled opportunity for federal managers.

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