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USAJobs 3.0 glitches part of 'growing pains'

Jeff Neal, the former CHCO at the Homeland Security Department, said the glitches are not structural and are "growing pains" in standing up a large and complex system.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 04:45pm EDT
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Keys to successful government dashboards

Sukumar Ganapati, associate professor of public administration at Florida International University, examined some of the best practices of government dashboards in a new report.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 04:12pm EDT
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Users frustrated with the new, overwhelmed USAJobs 3.0

Federal jobseekers are complaining that the new version of the USAJobs.gov website is slow and clunky. The Office of Personnel Management had promised that it would be more streamlined and easier to use than the previous version. It is asking agencies that use the site to recruit to extend their application deadlines while it works out the kinks.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 05:34am EDT

Shifts in the information technology market

Host Roger Waldron is joined by Ed O'Hare, senior vice president, Technology Business Sector, at Koniag Development Corporation.
October 11, 2011

Tuesday - 10/11/2011, 07:35pm EDT
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Agencies gravitate to low-cost contests as Challenge.gov celebrates its first birthday

In its first year, the website Challenge.gov let agencies add public contests as a low-cost way to find innovative solutions to their problems. Officials at the General Services Administration, which runs the site, say challenges offer a lower-cost alternative to procurement or grants and speak to a different audience. GSA would like to see challenges standardized across the government in the coming year but worry that the site may lose funding.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 05:38am EDT
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Changes in software development

Richard Cheng, lead of the Agile Center of Excellence at Excella, joins host John Gilroy to talk about developing software in today's rapidly changing technology environment.
October 4, 2011

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 08:57pm EDT
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FDA proposes more transparency of enforcement data

The Food and Drug Administration wants the public to comment on eight draft proposals aimed at making the agency's enforcement data more "accessible and user-friendly," according to a release.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 02:09pm EDT

GSA launches YouTube-inspired contest for how-to videos

Jessica Milcetich, a GSA social media strategist, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss GSA's video challenge contest.

Friday - 09/30/2011, 10:06am EDT
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USAID leverages social media for famine awareness

Haley Van Dyck, USAID's director of digital strategy and engagement, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new project.

Friday - 09/23/2011, 10:31am EDT
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Federal spending database full of inaccuracies?

Kaitlin Lee, senior developer for the Sunlight Foundation, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the group's recent "ClearSpending" report, which found that agencies misreport data on USASpending.gov.

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 09:22am EDT
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Virtualization: What is it and can it work for your agency?

Aileen Black, vice president for the Public Sector for VMware, answers your questions about virtualization.
September 20, 2011

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 09:39pm EDT
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Obama seeks more public input on open gov plan

President Barack Obama has proposed an open government plan that includes more streamlined responses to FOIA requests, digital record management, a revamped regulations.gov and new measures to promote public participation in government. He presented the plan at a meeting of the international Open Government Partnership in New York.

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 06:15pm EDT

Ayesha Edwards: Agencies need to embrace social media

Ayesha Edwards is a management and program analyst at the Department of Education.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Feds won't fight bankruptcy by married gay couples

Federal officials no longer plan to contest joint bankruptcy pleadings brought by legally married same-sex couples, a Department of Justice spokeswoman said Friday.

Friday - 07/08/2011, 08:12pm EDT

NIH connects patients, providers with health care info

"Patients using portals or EHRs that have implemented MedlinePlus Connect can access easy-to-understand health information on MedlinePlus that is directly related to their diagnoses, medications, and lab tests," according to HHS in a press release.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 10:51am EDT
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Collaborative website combines vets' resources

The National Resource Directory is allowing agencies to share information with members of the military. Koby Langley from DoD tells Federal News Radio how the collaboration works.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 12:15pm EDT
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OPM jumps on wiki bandwagon for training, development

Stephen Shih of OPM tells Federal News Radio about the success of the new wiki site used for training and development of government managers and training professionals.

Wednesday - 06/22/2011, 07:05pm EDT
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Transparency groups call for increased E-Gov funding

OMB Watch and 30 other open-gov groups are asking Congress to restore funding to the E-Government Fund.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 01:56pm EDT

GSA releases social media guidelines

The General Services Administration has devised a social media guide for its employees. Federal News Radio spoke with Jacke Zeheir, director of the IT Policy & Compliance Division in the GSA CIO's office.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 01:19pm EDT
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OPM to enlist recruitment ambassadors

The Office of Personnel Management launches a new portal to help managers improve how they bring new employees into the government. USAJobsrecruit.gov is available for all feds to share best practices, find tools and solve challenges as Federal Service Ambassadors.

Friday - 05/06/2011, 09:32am EDT
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