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11/09/1998

Volume 17 Issue 30 November 9 1998


GCN_News

SBA creates virtual class to teach 2000 lessons


Base updates its training LAN


NSF will stop developing Mac versions of certain agencywide business applications


Primeon offers pretest audits it says can reduce costs of year 2000 testing


Fast NICs


Agencies find ways for citizens to dial in to Web sites by phone


BRIEFING BOOK


Education awards CSC four task orders for consolidation of financial aid systems


LAB NOTES


Navy: Calibration flaw crashed Yorktown LAN


Nine FBI systems professionals receive kudos for their successes


Workgroups, see the benefits of building your own Web site


10 government organizations win awards for state-of-the-art systems


Microsoft pushes latest version of SQL as capable of ousting Oracle in govt. market


Howard, the first CIO of FTS, to retire after 35 years in government


SSA tests system for employers to file wage data electronically


IBM deals a card to connect PC, mainframe servers


Federal stars shine at the 11th annual GCN banquet


FAA taps Sony monitors for STARS project


Build yourself an Ethernet or Fast Ethernet LAN


Don't close the book on encryption technology


EPA overhaul calls for a new systems office


Well-planned seat management sits well with users


Goal is to make exchanges easy


NOAA computer modeler stays step ahead of El Nio


THE COMMUNITY


BREAKING NEWS


GSA can compete with IT's 'big boys'


GSA's Wohlleben decides to go private


Service readies RFP for $1 billion logistics systems modernization


INS uses app to reduce fraud


Army sets its sights on making ammo supply data easy to track


DISA establishes portal for telecom satellite system


Olympus digital recorder: a good idea that gets lost in translation


FEMA automates property inspection scheduling


Cebrowski makes call for bottom-up IT


Johnson, industry executive of the year, vows Lockheed will deliver on FAA pact


Virtual private network products are the hot trend


Web site supplies tailor-made law data for business


Warehouse field gets crowded


Novell, Microsoft execs speak at show; no date given for Win2000


Apple's iMac rates high on cool scale but has built-in limitations


Senate official rallies troops to tackle year 2000 fixes


DISN to award multibillion dollar Pacific transmission services IDIQ


PowerPoint expert's secrets revealed


Labor promotes online benefits


USDA's Anne Thomson Reed focuses on human resources in accepting award


AF matches posts, personnel


FTS 2001, warts and all


ENTERPRISE COMPUTING


Advances in Layer 3 switch technology are boon to LAN security, load balancing


SEC begins three-phase upgrade of its financial data filing system


Military exchange shops savvy


PROFESSIONAL CALENDAR


NASA steps out on seat


DNS snafu delays user access to space Web site


Latest version of NT blends the best of two OSes


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR


IG: Defense buying systems from vendors not certified 2000-ready