Photo gallery from FOSE 2004

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Alec Dann

FOSE 2004 as it opened March 23, 2004, in the Washington Convention Center, captured through the lens of PostNewsweek Tech Media photographers and staff.

Henrik G. de Gyor

It would have been hard to miss the signs and excitement pointing to the exhibit hall for FOSE 2004, where companies show their products and services to government.

Henrik G. de Gyor

'Government is starting to lead in its implementation of technology to change process,' said Cisco Systems President and CEO John Chambers said during the opening keynote at FOSE 2004 in Washington.

Henrik G. de Gyor

There are 1.5 billion Java devices deployed worldwide, including 500 million smart cards running Java, like that in his hand, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy said in a FOSE keynote Tuesday.

Henrik G. de Gyor

'Name one Java virus,' Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy said today at FOSE 2004 in Washington, to point out what he said is the logical approach to government systems security.

Henrik G.de Gyor

TV news journalist Sam Donaldson leads a panel of journalists and cartoonists who discussed what's funny and what's not so funny about government IT. Others from left to right are Clay Bennett, Pulitzer prize-winner cartoonist for the Christian Science Monitor; Rich Tennant, cartoonist for the famous "Dummies" book series; and Mort Walker, creator of Beetle Bailey.

Henrik G. de Gyor

Washington area radio stations broadcast the cartoonists' panel from FOSE Tuesday.

Henrik G. de Gyor

'There are some agencies ' that threw a lot of money at IT and didn't get productivity increases,' Cisco Systems' John Chambers told FOSE audiences Tuesday. 'If you don't change process or you don't get buy-in from the organization to change ' you don't get the productivity increases.'

Henrik G. de Gyor

Attendees catch up on news back at the office via computers at the CyberCafe, sponsored by Microsoft and HP.

Alec Dann

FOSE's banner stakes its claim to the new convention center for its three-day run as the world's largest government technology show.

Henrik G. de Gyor

A panelist at the session, "DoD aims three weapons at the Acquisitions Logjam," responds to a question from the audience.

Henrik G, de Gyor

Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., addresses a session about procurement reform in government and Congress' oversight of federal acquisition practices.

Henrik G. de Gyor

GCN Editor in Chief Thomas R. Temin presents a representative of Qovia Inc., of Frederick, Maryland, with the Best of Show award at the 2004 Best New Technology ceremony March 24 at FOSE. The company's voice over IP system was judged best among entrants in the annual contest to find the best technology for government.

Henrik G. de Gyor

Mark Krzysko, deputy director of Defense procurement and acquisition policy, speaks during a session on military procurement reform.

Henrik G. de Gyor

'We are doing a better job in having better financial data than ever before," said Clarence Crawford, chief financial officer at the Office of Personnel Management. "But there still is a basic core knowledge and skill issue in basic financial management that we must continue to have." Crawford appeared with other federal human resources managers on a workforce panel at FOSE 2004.

Henrik G. deGyor

Clay Johnson, Deputy Director of OMB, discusses the challenges agencies face in meeting higher performance standards, during a FOSE panel on March 25.

Henrik G. de Gyor

'Paying close attention to human capital issues has taken the latest step in the management evolution,' said Mike Dovilla, executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. 'It is being treated as a high-level management issue.'
Azimuth award winners John Chambers, left, CEO of Cisco Systems, and Rep. Tom Davis of Virginia, chat at the awards dinner.

Henrik G. de Gyor

Clarence Crawford, OPM CFO, was one of several panelists in a discussion on "Whose government is it anyway?"
Scott Hastings, CIO of the Homeland Security Department responsible for U.S. VISIT, explained the politics behind new technology rollouts.
Karen Evans, OMB's e-gov and IT administrator, speaks at a FOSE awards luncheon.

Henrik G. deGyor

Left to right, Brad Stone of Newsweek, Donald Murphy of the U.S. Park Service, and Casey Coleman of the GSA, discuss their interpretations of the intent of e-gov policy.
GCN editor in Chief Tom Temin, left, hosts a discussion broadcast on WTOP's federal news channel.

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