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Bob Brewin

Bob Brewin

Editor at Large

Bob Brewin joined Government Executive in April 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a journalist focusing on defense issues and technology. Bob covers the world of defense and information technology for Nextgov, and is the author of the “What’s Brewin” blog.
Bob Brewin joined Government Executive in April 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a journalist focusing on defense issues and technology. Bob covers the world of defense and information technology for Nextgov, and is the author of the “What’s Brewin” blog.
Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Apps that teach, the cyber training slide, CMS’ testing troubles.

Nextgov

True Blue: VA’s Gift To the Country

The Blue Button technology tool is revolutionizing the doctor-patient relationship.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Ghost viruses, ID iris scans, lagging IT reform.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Amazon’s advantage, a social State Department, paperless VA.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Boosting access to federal data, securing mobile devices, the joint health record mess.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Transparency moves, TRICARE budget shift and CIOs for IT reform.

Featured eBooks
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Tech Roundup

Rebooting IT, replacing a contracting dinosaur and averting scandal.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Radio plan hits static, digital savings and destination Pinterest.

Management

Budgeting for Mobile Computing

Agencies are confronting a new expense -- mobile management services.

Sponsored Report

Computing on the Fly

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Computing On the Fly

As desktop PCs fade into the woodwork, agencies are confronting a new budget line—mobile management services.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Tracking diplomats, spectrum dustup and pushing cyber safeguards.

Featured eBooks
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Tech Roundup

Reforming IT purchasing, a worm-proofing app and predicting suicides.

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Tech Roundup

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Tech Roundup

VA looks to consolidate cellphone bills, a very loud cyberattack and fed websites gain fans.

Thinking Ahead

The More Things Change

We asked our correspondent, a former Marine radio operator in Vietnam, to assess the Army’s top procurement priority—its battlefield network.

Nextgov

Tech Roundup

Eyeing employee emails, passing on PCs and the data center energy drain.

Thinking Ahead

The Warrior Next Door

Managing White Sands Missile Range, which spans five counties, has taught Brig. Gen. John Ferrari how to keep the peace.