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Government Executive : Vol. 44 No. 13 (12/1/12)

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Dec 01, 2012 – Vol. 44, No. 13

  • Rite of Passage

    By Aliya SternsteinarrowEven with sophisticated biometrics, immigration officials struggle to balance enforcement and privacy protections.
  • Starting From Square One

    By Charles S. ClarkarrowHow Dennis Slagter and the fledgling Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are tapping talent and technology to ...
  • Up to the Challenge

    By Joseph MarksarrowNASA’s Jenn Gustetic says prize competitions can draw unlikely inventors in the push to improve technology.
  • Health Checkup

    By Kellie LunneyarrowThe federal benefits program is seen as a model, but some see drawbacks.
  • Around Government

    By Chawndese Hylton, Susan Fourney and Kedar PavgiarrowNIST’s Nobel scientist, LCM debuts and a 70-year federal career.
  • The Editor

    Second Chances

    By Tom Shoop arrow A new term brings new opportunities for President Obama.
  • Computing On the Fly

    By Bob BrewinarrowAs desktop PCs fade into the woodwork, agencies are confronting a new budget line—mobile management services.
  • Tech Roundup

    By Aliya Sternstein, Bob Brewin and Joseph MarksarrowTracking diplomats, spectrum dustup and pushing cyber safeguards.
  • Listless Listing

    By Elizabeth Newell Jochum, Management Matters - Advice And CommentarrowTraditional to-do lists can set you up for failure and frustration.
  • Tweeting From Space

    By Eric Katz, Thinking AheadarrowNASA’s Jason Townsend engages social media users to promote the agency.
  • The Big Fix

    By Timothy B. Clark, PerspectivesarrowReimagining government to make a better world.
  • Telework Talk

    By Jean Fogarty, Advice And CommentarrowFive ways to take the tension out of managing employees who work off site.
  • When Ignorance is Bliss

    By Shane Harris, Intelligence FilearrowTechnical expertise is no guarantee of success.

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