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Best Practices News

OMB wants classified systems assessed

Agencies must evaluate their security systems to ensure classified information remains secret. OMB, with guidance from ISOO and ODNI, has a battery of questions for agency heads in their second memo after the release of documents on WikiLeaks.

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 03:34pm EST

IG: EPA lacks procedures to find right staffing levels

A newly-released EPA Inspector General's audit found that the agency lacks the internal controls it needs to make sure its workforce is aligned with its missions.

Friday - 12/31/2010, 04:17pm EST

Report highlights federal recruiting best practices

The Partnership for Public Service's Tim McManus explained the findings of a report on best practices for federal hiring.

Friday - 12/10/2010, 03:05pm EST
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How to keep your top talent

Tim McManus, vice president of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, discussed the findings of the PPS' recent report on attrition.

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 05:34pm EST
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Innovation grows in 'OK to fail' culture

Innovation is a mindset, and that mindset must be prepared to make mistakes and fail. Information Experts' Marissa Levin told host Francis Rose how organizations can create an environment to foster new ideas.

Friday - 11/19/2010, 02:26pm EST
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SBA expands boot camp for vets

SBA has two new programs for women vets, guard, reservists and families. We get details from SBA's William Elmore.

Friday - 11/19/2010, 09:08am EST
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Frontline Forum returns to improve procurement

Dan Gordon of OFPP discusses the return of the Frontline Forum meetings.

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 05:48pm EST
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AFFIRM panel: How to stay innovative

The AFFIRM panel discusses how to stay innovative.

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 03:57pm EST
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OPM targets poor-performing feds

The Office of Personnel Management is conducting a study to find out why the federal government has such a difficult time disciplining and firing poor performing workers.

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 02:16pm EST

How can gov save $54B in procurement?

Censeo Consulting Group's Raj Sharma shared the ideas to cut procurement fat from a report in Center for American Progress.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 06:13pm EST
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World Bank widgets example for open gov

O'Reilly Radar reports that the World Bank is setting an example for creating easy-to-use data.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 05:38pm EST

How to build a better cybersecurity workforce

Security community urges lawmakers to consider feedback regarding how to solve federal human capital crisis in cybersecurity. ISC's Hord Tipton gives us details on a new poll.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 10:31am EST
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State, local gov model IT best practices

Tech America's Michael Kerr discusses a report about state and local governments' best practices for using IT to work better, cheaper, faster.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:35pm EST
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Why it's so hard to practice best practices

Harvard Business Review says best practices implementations requires adopting and adapting the ideas.

Monday - 11/15/2010, 03:48pm EST

How to tune out noise in your office

Patrick Skerrett of Harvard Health Letter offers tips for tuning out noisy distractions in your office.

Friday - 11/12/2010, 04:29pm EST
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USDA fights hunger and food insecurity

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced 27 awards today to local organizations to build community food systems and fight hunger and food insecurity. USDA's Liz Tuckermanty tells Federal News Radio about how they create food security for millions of people.

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 10:41am EST
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Future of human resources and social media

Mashable reports on how the HR field can use social media to its advantage.

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 02:07pm EST

NCPC planning fed workplaces of the future

The federal workplace of the future will have a lot going for it, especially how close it will be to transportation. We get details from NCPC Senior Urban Planner David Zaidain.

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 10:08am EST
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New ways of learning rely on social networks

Learning extends beyond classroom experiences and into social networking.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 07:15pm EST
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