The big barrier in the private sector is the bottom line, analyst says.
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Project has the potential to misidentify people and mistakenly associate them with terrorism or other crimes.
Changes could save the agency $15 million, but may make administrators’ jobs more complex.
New contracts to launch within days; already low base fee will drop more, but will apply even to small orders.
Departures of Senior Executive Service members higher than normal in first few months of 2007.
Requirements are intended to reduce vulnerabilities and save time and money, but observers caution they aren’t a cure-all.
Critics say the move is long overdue and doesn't go far enough.
Work is almost complete on a common e-mail operation within the department.
Most of the department’s computer system infrastructure has been outsourced; costs have fallen 20 percent.
Program aims to help municipalities buy and deploy communications equipment that can work across jurisdictions.