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Government Executive : Vol. 46 No. 3 (May/June 2014)

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May 09, 2014 – Vol. 46, No. 3

  • The Snowden Effect

    By Aliya SternsteinarrowPublic aversion to domestic spying doesn’t seem to be hurting government’s ability to recruit cyber staff.
  • The Pivot To Asia Hits Rough Waters

    By Stephanie GaskellarrowThe U.S. military’s rebalance is not only a geographical challenge, but also a budgetary one as service ...
  • Mapping Better Decisions At EPA

    By Joseph MarksarrowCustomizing geographic data helps the agency target pollution problems.
  • Cyber Medic

    By Aliya SternsteinarrowKevin Charest turned’s security challenges into a quest for better teamwork at HHS.
  • The Forum

    arrowJoin the conversation about the last issue at
  • Project Innovation

    By Aneesh ChopraarrowHow a small group of entrepreneurs transformed key government services.
  • America’s Business Plan

    By Charles S. ClarkarrowThe Commerce Department takes an entrepreneurial approach to setting its strategic targets.
  • The Reluctant Executive

    By Donald F. KettlarrowPresident Obama’s legacy is at risk if he doesn’t make government work better.
  • The Editor

    Performance Evaluation

    By Tom Shoop arrow In the end, federal leaders are judged on how well they make government work.
  • Are Your Workers Just Checking the Box?

    By Jackson NickersonarrowHow to lead them off the path of least resistance and inspire innovative thinking.
  • Around Government

    By Eric Katz, Kellie Lunney, Charles S. Clark and Patrick TuckerarrowSpidey’s speedy delivery, states and their federal money, weather forecasts months in advance.

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