DorobekInsider: What you read Dec. 20-26 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and FederalNewsRadio.com

Sunday - 12/27/2009, 6:14am EST

The most read stories from the week of Dec. 20-26, 2009…

…from the DorobekInsider.com

  1. DorobekInsider: White House names Leeds as GSA’s new acting administrator
  2. DorobekInsider: What you read in 2009: Mike Causey edition
  3. DorobekInsider: BREAKING NEWS — Sens. Collins, McCaskill, Bennett introduce acquisition workfo
  4. DorobekInsider: Rumoring around the halls of GSA — playing GSA musical chairs
  5. The DorobekInsider reader: Howard Schmidt as cybersecurity coordinator
  6. DorobekInsider: Government 2.0 from down under — the final report of the Government 2.0 Task F
  7. DorobekInsider: What you read Dec. 13-19 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and FederalNewsRadio.
  8. DorobekInsider: More GSA FAS shifts — King to retire, Ghiloni shifts, and FAS SES regional commissioners
  9. DorobekInsider: What’s the deal with GSA administrator nominee Johnson? The Kansas City Star finds out
  10. DorobekInsider: The Better Buy Project — the liner notes
  11. DorobekInsider: USDA gets approval for employee buy outs from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  12. DorobekInsider: OMB hires performance guru Shelley Metzenbaum
  13. DorobekInsider: GSA’s Tyree Varnado to retire You can find our “exit interview” with Varndao here … and find GSA FAS Commissioner Jim Williams comments about Varnado here.
  14. DorobekInsider EXCLUSIVE: USDA undertakes extensive management reorg – downgrading the CIO, CF
  15. DorobekInsider: And it’s official — Gordon nominated to OFPP post
  16. The DorobekInsider reader: Obama cyber policy review
  17. DorobekInsider: The buzz of the Input holiday party 2009
  18. DorobekInsider: HHS joins the management reorganization bandwagon — but this time, the CIO see greater visibility

from the Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris

  1. Nortel Government Solutions is now Avaya Government Solutions
  2. ‘Citizen 2.0′ influence coming to your agency by 2012
  3. Wednesday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  4. Postal Service’s National Reassessment Process
  5. DDOT’s Twitter use keeps department ahead of blizzard cleanup
  6. Tuesday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  7. Analysis: Cybersecurity Coordinator faces many challenges, opportunities
  8. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey mulls over 2009
  9. Stories of the Decade: Karen Evans looks back — and forward
  10. Sen. Reid’s amendment would shield FEHB from public option
  11. Great American Hackathon a success for ‘positive hacking’
  12. Monday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  13. Navy CIO Carey blogs about measuring cybersecurity
  14. Stories of the Decade: For Microsoft, FDCC made a big difference
  15. Will House healthcare bill affect the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program?
  16. Holiday dinner….In Space!
  17. GSA’s Tyree Varnado reflects on 39 years of government service
  18. The new Office of Government Information Services
  19. Labor Department launches Web challenge seeking best practices
  20. Stories of the Decade: Information sharing and cybersecurity
  21. Making sure Gov 2.0 is Section 508 compliant
  22. Stories of the Decade: GSA’s Jim Williams looks at the evolution of GSA and DHS
  23. DHS, Michigan launch cybersecurity partnership EINSTEIN-ONE
  24. Stories of the Decade: TSP sees many positive changes
  25. Former ODNI CIO Meyerrose talks about cybersecurity’s future
  26. Friday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  27. How your Thrift Savings Plan has changed over the past decade
  28. Stories of the Decade: How 9/11 changed the public’s perception of federal employees
  29. Reaction from the contracting community on new Cyber Coordinator
  30. SAVE award nominee talks about saving money at the VA
  31. Unisys predicts increased focus on biometrics, data protection in 2010
  32. TSP’s Trabucco: Thrift Savings Plan posts strong results in November
  33. Does the White House need a cyber czar?
  34. Stories of the Decade: More with Mark Forman, the first ‘federal CIO’
  35. Stories of the Decade: Mobile technology changing the business of government
  36. Commentary from Capitol Hill on new Cyber Coordinator
  37. GSA, DHS search for next set of security tools
  38. New NIST director outlines goals
  39. Nortel Government Solutions, Avaya sign agreement
  40. Delightful stocking stuffer: A book about a man & his dog
  41. Update: TSP’s Roth option
  42. What challenges will new Cyber Coordinator face?
  43. Ins and outs of the 2010 spending bill
  44. Update: Govt. on track to save $40B in contract costs
  45. Stories of the Decade: How Web 2.0 and Gov 2.0 have changed the business of government
  46. War on the U.S.-Mexico border continues
  47. Lawmakers continue to discuss turning unused sick leave into TSP dollars
  48. Public ranks government healthcare Web sites high in new report
  49. Details about NSA cyberattack during Bush administration revealed

and from FederalNewsRadio.com

  1. USPS cutting losses, targets Saturday delivery
  2. Cell sniffing in the federal workplace
  3. Federal workforce issues 2009: what’s worked and what hasn’t
  4. Checklist for year end tax planning
  5. Sticking points emerge in healthcare reform
  6. New Cybersecurity Coordinator no babe in the woods
  7. Omnibus includes federal pay raise with locality pay
  8. How healthcare reform will change government
  9. Congressional focus in the New Year
  10. H1N1 inspires palm-vein biometrics
  11. Federal workforce issues 2009: what’s worked and what hasn’t – 8:40
  12. A-76 privatizations on pause
  13. Tips on ethical gift giving
  14. Going political: who takes appointments and why
  15. The federal pay raise explained
  16. Stolen laptop contains data of 42,000 military family members
  17. New Consumer Financial Protection Agency standing up slowly
  18. What to ask a cloud provider about best practices and pitfalls
  19. How not to outlive your retirement funds
  20. Monday Morning Federal Newscast
  21. More holiday time off for some feds
  22. Defense Appropriations: who gets how much
  23. A-76 privatizations on pause – 8:30
  24. DHS announces a virtual job fair
  25. Transparency may require a change in language
  26. Blog Bonus: Springer on Berry’s snow plans
  27. The retirement pendulum swings counter to OPM predictions
  28. A look at the cyber-road ahead for Howard Schmidt
  29. Schmidt to be named cybercoordinator
  30. What do feds REALLY earn?
  31. From TSP to ROTH? New rules hit federal retirees
  32. Wartime Contracting sees improvement
  33. How to deal with underperforming employees
  34. How to survive an investigation at work
  35. Access to Defense health records gets faster
  36. A look at the cyber-road ahead for Howard Schmidt — the DorobekInsider has pulled together scores of interviews and resources around the Schmidt appointment in The DorobekInsider reader: Howard Schmidt as cybersecurity coordinator
  37. Tips for partying and networking like a professional
  38. Fmr. Dir. Springer: OPM not up to task of running public option health program
  39. Healthcare reconciliation: how Congress will hug it out
  40. Legal Loop: How to leave your job without breaking the law
  41. Programs tested for the Good eHealth Record Seal of Approval
  42. Santa, OnStar, Twitter and you
  43. Maryland wants Uncle Sam’s Cyber Command
  44. Northrop celebrates grand opening of a grand space
  45. What’s ahead in Iraq

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