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John Stein Monroe

Senior Events Editor

John Monroe is Senior Events Editor for the 1105 Public Sector Media Group, where he is responsible for overseeing the development of content for print and online content, as well as events. John has more than 20 years of experience covering the information technology field. Most recently he served as Editor-in-Chief of Federal Computer Week. Previously, he served as editor of three sister publications:, which covered the state and local government IT market, Government Health IT, and Defense Systems.
Defense Systems

Twitter adoption different for Dems and GOP, but old media still rules

You know something has come of age when sober academics conduct research on it, and it seems that Twitter has reached that point. But you may be surprised by the results, writes blogger Brian Robinson.

Defense Systems

Pay for performance haunted by NSPS failure

The imminent demise of the National Security Personnel System leaves many wondering about the prospects for pay for performance in government.

Defense Systems

Does a DOD ban on social media makes sense?

FCW readers are evenly split — and passionately so — about the prospects of a Defense Department ban on social media.

Defense Systems

DOD is top source of 2009 Rising Star award winners

The Defense Department seems to have a knack for either attracting or nurturing rising stars in the field of information technology.

Defense Systems

Military leaders see benefits of cyber command

The cyber command, expected to be announced in days, would help the Defense Department keep up with the changing technology and tactics of cyber warfare, current and former officials say.