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Anne Laurent

Tech

So Many Innovation Hubs, So Hard to Find Them

It’s still too hard for emerging companies and the agencies looking for them to find each other.

Management

All Agencies Can Now Buy Innovative Tech at Shark-Tank Speed

Thanks to a new GSA program, every agency can benefit from authority formerly limited to Defense and Homeland Security.

Management

The Real Problem With Acquisition Training

Institutions need to focus on the workforce of the future.

News

Hurricane tracker debuts in time to study Gustav

This kind of data visualization is growing more common on the Web and is becoming a vital tool for federal officials and policymaking.

Oversight

Collaborative Internet tools making inroads into intel agencies

Problems and skepticism still abound, but continued information sharing should win over doubters, says ODNI official.

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Oversight

From NextGov.com: NAPA launches collaboration Web site

The Collaboration Project aims to attract leaders to use interactive social tools "to solve government's complex problems."

Tech

Software allows agencies to model disease, disaster response

New computer model creating "synthetic" United States enables tests of various strategies.

Tech

Virtual training companies offer products to military

Services seek “immersive simulations” to prepare future troops.

Defense

Making sensors more sensitive nets Army engineer top civilian award

Joshua Fairley uses supercomputer to develop supersensors.

Management

Virtually There

Any place anywhere can be modeled and used for training online.

News And Analysis

Virtually There

From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli, any place anywhere can be modeled and used for training online.

Features

Masterminds

Behind the scenes, C-title executives run the show.

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News And Analysis

Burned Out

Equipment shortages and budget gaps leave states vulnerable to wildfires.

Defense

Army launches video pitch for futuristic weapons program

Military service, contractors rev up Future Combat Systems PR campaign with DVDs, online videos, video games.

News And Analysis

It's the Training Gain, Not the Game

Soldiers go online to stay alive in Iraq.

Tech

Study forecasts downturn in IT spending

Decline in spending on traditional technology will be offset by increase in "mission support services," report predicts.

News

Doomed

Magazine

Raising The Ante