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Government Executive : Vol. 46 No. 4 (July/Aug. 2014)

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Jul 09, 2014 – Vol. 46, No. 4

  • Everything is Changing

    arrowThe Internet of Things alters the behaviors of citizens and creates challenges for the governments who serve them.
  • Daring Deal

    By Frank KonkelarrowAmazon is building a cloud for the intelligence community under a plan to upend the status quo.
  • The Revolution Will Be Streamed!

    By Patrick TuckerarrowThe Internet of Things is ushering in a new era of proactive citizenry.
  • Digital Democracy Starts Here

    By Charles S. ClarkarrowBy moving the hardbound Federal Register online, Charley Barth wants make the government’s rule-making bible a ...
  • Balance of Power

    By James KitfieldarrowGen. Martin Dempsey’s take on managing a force drawdown amid myriad crises around the globe.
  • Helping Hands

    By Andy GarbuttarrowA public-private partnership can be a viable alternative to the traditional ‘design, bid, build’ approach, but is it right for ...
  • The Forum

    arrowMaking government work better  Part of the problem is inherent in government itself. Government never has to be efficient because ...
  • The Editor

    The 99 Percent

    By Tom Shoop arrow Seeking out oft-overlooked advances at all levels of government.
  • How to Win Over The Idea Killers

    By Jackson NickersonarrowTrying to convince others to implement your plan might not be the best approach.
  • Around Government

    By Kellie Lunney, Charles S. Clark and Eric KatzarrowNarrowing the gender gap, the people problem, gay rights at work.

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