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Volume 17 Issue 23 August 31 1998


New 450-MHz chip gives some oomph to Compaq Deskpro EP

NASA scientists synthesize space station environment using 3-D collaboration

Making NT secure is possible

Interior chooses a vendor for its royalty program

Global Air Force depends on IT

Smart Ship inquiry a go

As part of overhaul, Pentagon to get ATM backbone

The latest monitors are well-priced sites for sore eyes


@INFO.POLICY | Agencies ought to get on TRAC with their data

Army finishes tests on two combat notebooks

GAO exec: Feds must get it together on 2000

This Exchange preps you for next year's OS

Satellite kit lets you create fly-over simulations in 3-D

Squabbles over date code funding threaten fixes, year 2000 czar says

AF test ranges fall behind in date code work

Toll-quality voice is now a measurable specification

Another View | Agencies must begin planning for FTS 2001

Adobe improves on an already good thing with Photoshop 5.0

Agriculture: Paychecks will get doled out come 2000

Enterprise distribution send client apps over the Net

Octane graphics unit has a full tank

Informix Software sees Linux going enterprisewide

GSA sustains Boeing protest of Seat Management awards

Flat-panel monitor dips under $1,000 price barrier

Agencies, find ways to lower buying costs

HP gives 2000-ready upgrades

The Rat comes clean for past actions, but do not worry—words will flow


NIST lists 15 algorithms to compete for standard

ZDS may be gone, but its PCs live on at several AF sites

For customizable apps, try getting vendors to take some of the risk

Among 19-inch monitors, three perform as champs


Postal worker tries on IT hat

New Communication Products

AF unit gets long-awaited mobile access to manuals

CAD use helps AF bodybuild

Call it a comeback for 2000 crackerjack

Emergency funding for 2000 remains uncertain

Users get best of two OSes on a Power Mac G3

Notebook PC power boosts silently lap those of desktop PCs

Programmers say knowing process is fundamental to their art

U.S. Transportation Command uses Web as a gateway to logistics data

House report rebukes HHS, Treasury on year 2000

Will ODIN give the Macs at NASA another nudge?

Beat the Clock


Microsoft will beef up product security for feds

IRS awards contract to develop public-key infrastructure

Breaking News | NSA outsources IT work | GCN

New modules diversify use of network simulator for engineers and planners

Transportation funds date code repairs for state systems


Maryland vendor sets up routers for network managers to test drive

Koskinen stands out

NOAA launches Web site displaying wacky goings on in world's weather

Air Force uses network system for flight operations

Federal Contract Law - Let me put contract lingo into plain English for you


Cost overruns suspend Smart Ship installation

Graphics systems tackle visual workload

New England air traffic control systems crash

Bringing high tech to the seas proves a tough challenge

Minor tweaking will correct some monitor ailments