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Katherine McIntire Peters

Deputy Editor Katherine is deputy editor of Government Executive Media Group, a division of Atlantic Media, where she oversees editorial coverage for GovExec.com and Government Executive magazine. She previously was executive editor of Nextgov.
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Fixing Finances

June 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com decade ago, financial management at most federal agencies meant little more than reporting how appropriations were spent. For the most part, agency finance officers concerned themselves with just two questions: Did you spend all the money Congress gave you? And did you spend it on the things Congress told...

Defending U.S.

June 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com avier Stewart would seem an unlikely soldier. The former college professor is certified in forensic medicine, holds a Ph.D. in public health, and until recently, owned and operated a medical equipment business in Delaware. It's an unusual background for a lieutenant colonel, but then Stewart's position, commander of the...

A Few Good Scientists

April 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com n a chilly day in January, engineer Dennis Markle walked around the Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor surveying the scene. Piers could be extended; the main channel might be deepened. Any number of things might be done to facilitate waterborne traffic at the busy port. But what would be the...

Measured Progress

March 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com hen George Bohlinger assumed a top management position at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in April 1996, he was astounded to discover the agency didn't have an administration manual. But the absence of a guide to agency policies and procedures was only the first of many surprises. Employees didn't...

Accounting for Success

March 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com y the end of this month, the Treasury Department will produce its third annual governmentwide fin-ancial statement. And while the General Accounting Office will soon weigh in with a report on the statement, GAO's conclusion won't be a cliffhanger for federal managers. In fact, GAO will find much of...

Corps Competency

March 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com ennis Norris knows the lower Mississippi River in a way no chart or graph or book can explain. He knows it in a way that can't be taught, but only learned through years of living with the roiling, headstrong currents that surge and shift through the heart of America....

Moving Violations

February 1, 2000 kpeters@govexec.com recently retired Navy captain, looking back on more than 25 years in uniform, can still picture the movers that showed up the first time he was reassigned to a new duty station. They arrived drunk and kept right on drinking as they packed and loaded the hard-earned possessions of...

The Right Stuff

December 1, 1999 kpeters@govexec.com he military's top procurement priorities read like a Cold War wish list. Despite uncontested control of the seas and shipping lanes, the Navy is investing heavily in aircraft carriers, carrier-based tactical jets and submarines. The Air Force, undisputed ruler of the skies worldwide, will spend billions of dollars on...

Military Needs Better Cost Data

November 1, 1999 hile most federal agencies are cutting back to core competencies, the Marine Corps is working hard to develop a new one: financial management. "Business concepts have never really been core concepts for the Marine Corps," said Col. Dave Clifton, speaking at a seminar sponsored by ABC Technologies in Washington recently....

Attention Deficit

October 1, 1999 nformation overload is by no means the only threat to military decision-making on the battlefield. There are other more mundane factors that can imperil the best of minds: The unique stress of combat, the immense fatigue troops often experience for long stretches of time, and the effect of collective thinking...

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