DorobekINSIDER: Most read items from Feb. 21-27: DOD and Web 2.0, clud, TSP, cloud, and DHS contractors

Saturday - 2/27/2010, 2:00am EST

The most read stories from the week of February 21-27, 2010… on the DorobekInsider.com, on the Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris, for Mike Causey, and for FederalNewsRadio.com…

…from the DorobekInsider.com

  1. DorobekINSIDER: DOD issues its much anticipated Web 2.0 policy
  2. DorobekINSIDER EXCLUSIVE: GSA cancels one cloud RFQ, plans to launch a new cloud RFQ
  3. DorobekINSIDER: CA CIO Teri Takai to be named DOD CIO
  4. DorobekINSIDER: GSA procurement guru Drabkin to retire
  5. DorobekINSIDER: AFCEA Homeland Security Conference panel on cyber-security — the liner notes
  6. DorobekINSIDER: GSA’s Johnson speaks to employees – here is what she said
  7. DorobekINSIDER: Most read items from Feb. 14-20: Snow, Drabkin, and your TSP
  8. DorobekINSIDER: On NewsChannel 8 talking government openness and transparency — the liner note
  9. DorobekINSIDER: OPM’s Berry: Use flexibilities to deal with snowpoclypse type events
  10. DorobekINSIDER poll: The Federal News Countdown for Feb. 22 – what’s the big story of th
  11. DorobekInsider EXCLUSIVE: NASA scores Gardner as the new Goddard CIO
  12. DorobekInsider: OMB hires performance guru Shelley Metzenbaum
  13. DorobekINSIDER poll: Did OPM make the right decision to open DC offices on Friday?
  14. DorobekINSIDER poll: What should the federal government’s operating status in DC be for Tuesda
  15. DorobekINSIDER: OPM: DC back at work, but… let’s be careful out there
  16. DorobekInsider: USDA gets approval for employee buy outs from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  17. DorobekInsider: USDA gets early out approval from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  18. DorobekInsider EXCLUSIVE: USDA undertakes extensive management reorg – downgrading the CIO, CF
  19. DorobekINSIDER: Turnbull to be acting Energy CIO; Energy Deputy CIO Staton also retiring

… from the Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris

  1. Timeline for TSP’s Roth option discussed
  2. Lessons learned, best practices on telework examined after blizzard
  3. Air Force tanker contract fight might end soon
  4. Preview: What will Congress do to you this year?
  5. Bill in Senate would create federal scholarships for cybersecurity degrees
  6. How the tanker contract affects federal procurement
  7. How to turn failure into success
  8. Tuesday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  9. How to bust silos and foster collaboration
  10. GAO on NASA’s management and program challenges
  11. Shame as a motivator at Recovery.gov
  12. How collaboration tools helped capture Saddam Hussein
  13. DHS rolls out ‘Facebook for first responders’
  14. A timeline for the TSP’s Roth option
  15. ‘Trust framework’ adoption makes federal agencies more open
  16. University of New Hampshire’s Inter-Operability Lab certified by NIST
  17. Monday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  18. NIST needs public input on Smart Grid
  19. TSP participants can now move money from other accounts
  20. Getting more feds to telework might be harder than it sounds
  21. NIST asks for public input on Smart Grid
  22. Friday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  23. GPO partners with Cornell on Open Government project
  24. DHS looks closely at domestic terrorism
  25. TSP participant behavior was strong, steady during crisis
  26. Are Feds in the Danger Zone?
  27. Now a good time to review where your money is in the TSP
  28. Congress will debate TSP contributions this session
  29. OPM makes call on snow closings
  30. Defense Department issues much anticipated Web 2.0 policy
  31. Earnings down for many TSP accounts in January
  32. OPM: Federal government closed Tuesday
  33. Report: U.S. might be giving al-Qaeda too much credit in cyberspace
  34. Senate looks at DHS budget, contractors
  35. Analysis: Snow, closings set historic record for federal government
  36. FTC: P2P software could put you at risk
  37. Terrorist Screening Center considers changes to prevent attacks
  38. Sorting through the features of the “next-generation” TSP
  39. All TSP funds see gains in 2009
  40. Cybersecurity and your personal health
  41. Lawmakers look at DoD energy projects
  42. Amtower: Bloomberg enters B2G market
  43. AFCEA gets ready for ‘Night for the Children’
  44. Sunlight Foundation wants to take open government to the next level
  45. What’s happening with former NSPS feds?
  46. GSA releases 2009 Citizens Report
  47. On pay raises and what feds really earn
  48. SANS Institute and Mitre partner for annual cybersecurity list
  49. Government contractors and the living wage

…for Mike Causey’s Federal Report

  1. Investing Unused Leave
  2. Feds in Harm’s Way
  3. Going Part Time Without Going Broke
  4. Danger Zone: Your Office
  5. NSPS: Dead Duck or Sleeping Giant?
  6. Shutdown Rules: For Many No Work, No Pay!
  7. FERS Sick Leave Cure: Rumor vs. Reality
  8. Telecommuting: The Darkside!
  9. Going Part-Time Into Retirement

… and from FederalNewsRadio.com

  1. Number of DHS contractors ‘unacceptable’
  2. Napolitano blames hiring process for DHS contractor glut
  3. High drug prices targeted in House FEHBP plan
  4. Three former feds nab high-level private sector jobs
  5. Transportation Department scrambles to fend off furloughs
  6. IT community prepares for major policy change
  7. VA axes 12 IT projects
  8. DoD partially lifts ban on USB drives
  9. OMB taking a deeper look at data centers
  10. OMB’s Werfel lays out new plan to follow agency money
  11. OPM to host workshops on hiring
  12. Terrorist watchlists receiving mini-makeovers
  13. Army putting up $30,000 prizes for apps
  14. OMB to follow the money in new ways
  15. VA reaping rewards from IT oversight
  16. AFGE fires first salvo in bid to organize TSA screeners
  17. GSA reorganizes to better green the government
  18. OMB, HHS create new health IT task force
  19. Senate bill attempts to improve HUBZone program
  20. DoD tells Congress greening doesn’t affect goals
  21. DoD gives vendors new rules to protect data
  22. Telework centers offer alternative workspace for feds
  23. DoD is getting green, staying ready
  24. OMB’s Zients sets out steps to key productivity boom
  25. GSA hires IBM to consolidate procurement databases
  26. Federal News Radio Reports
  27. GSA releases FY 2010 per diem rates
  28. Defense industry brings Styles to ethics
  29. ODNI names new CHCO
  30. Mass. Comptroller gives Feds thumbs up on stimulus reporting
  31. GSA’s Alliant contract attracting early supporters
  32. Federal govt. open Tuesday under delayed arrival, unscheduled leave
  33. Mobile apps, TechStat lead OMB’s IT evolution
  34. Analysis: No easy answers for a lawmaker’s contractor inquiry
  35. DoD pursues Net Generation for IT workforce
  36. Senate: Con artists are using stimulus scams to fleece citizens
  37. Federal government closed on Thursday
  38. White House proposes 1.4 percent pay raise
  39. AFFIRMing priorities in federal cybersecurity
  40. EXCLUSIVE: OMB guidance sets technology tone for 2010, beyond
  41. Federal government closed on Wednesday
  42. DoD makes it official: FCS is cancelled
  43. Teleworking becomes top of mind for federal government
  44. OMB’s Sunstein presents new way to look at regulation
  45. OPM to test new employee health services
  46. Transportation Department scrambles to fend of furloughs
  47. USPTO battles Snowmageddon with telework
  48. Government needs to define cyber war
  49. New federal cookie policy coming soon?
  50. Air Force sets new date for tanker RFP
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