GCN's top news stories of 2006
- By GCN Editors
- Dec 21, 2006
The last 12 months have been filled with dramatic events in the federal government. Agencies had to rush to meet Homeland Security Presidential-12 deadlines, when they weren't grappling with high-profile data losses. The General Services Administration endured a seemingly never-ending saga of its reorganization. The stories that affected agencies in 2006 were varied and wide reaching. We chose 12 stories that we think reflect the scope of events and the
transformation agencies have experienced throughout this year.
Please read on, and send us your thoughts about our top stories of the year.
The Top 12 of 2006
When Data Walks
After VA's loss, agencies revisit the job of controlling data, people
Desperate hours in the race to meet HSPD-12's card deadline.
DOD wirelesspolicy starts with LANs
CIO to issue further guidance on remote access, cellular technologies
Amid widely documented IT failures, security advances and infrastructure upgrades are gaining traction at DHS
Doan's plan forGSA's Renaissance
New administrator shares her vision for righting the troubled agency
Red storm rising
DOD's efforts to stave off nation-state cyberattacks begin with China
Seize the data
Government might run on IT systems, but the key to success is control of information; data takes center stage this year
Spy IT Shake-Up
Meyerrose sets new, consolidated course for intel tech community
Can OMB's newcenters of excellence really compete?
Designated providers are prevented from retaining and reinvesting earnings, putting them at a disadvantage
PASS programready to play the next hand
Passport card specifications from State lay groundwork for procurement
Health IT getsinto gear
Aggressive schedule over next 8 months to get technology into the hands of doctors,
FCC program to bring Internet to neediest schools becomes pit of waste, fraud and abuse