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- Accelerate and Streamline for Better Customer Service
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Client Virtualization Solutions
- Data Protection in a Virtual World
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- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Feds in the Cloud
- Health IT: A Policy Change Agent
- Improving Healthcare Outcomes through IT Policy
- IT Innovation in the New Era of Government
- Making Dollars And Sense Out of Data Center Consolidation
- Navigating the Private Cloud
- One Step to the Cloud, Two Steps Toward Innovation
- Path to FDCCI Compliance
- Take Command of Your Mobility Initiative
Shows & Panels
Federal Drive interviews -- May 30
Wednesday - 5/30/2012, 9:23am EDT
Two female Army officers have filed a lawsuit against the Defense Department for banning women from combat. They call the policies unconstitutional and say their careers have been stunted because of them. They claim some women are actually in more danger because they're denied combat training but wind up in the battle anyway. David Berteau offers his take on the case.
Surveys show federal senior managers are not thrilled about their salary freezes. But pay is more or less the same no matter what agency you work for. That means other factors enter into work and job satisfaction. A Partnership for Public Service report is out this morning with a comprehensive look at pay and benefit satisfaction among you and your colleagues.
A new report shows veterans are waiting longer for disability benefits, despite recent attempts by Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department to speed up the process. Veterans are growing frustrated and concerned. They're not the only ones. Lawmakers are taking VA to task as veterans return home from war with pressing mental-health needs. Jeremy Herb, who covers veterans' issues for The Hill newspaper, discusses the issues and ideas floating around Capitol Hill.
The Environmental Protection Agency is working to find jobs for vets in a field you might not have thought about — water and wastewater management. It's a joint effort between the EPA and the Department of Veterans Affairs to open up opportunities in an industry where demand for labor is growing.