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Oversight News

Reorganization lessons of 9/11

Former leaders from the intelligence community are looking to see if they can find best practices for the administration's effort to reorganize the government. We get details from the Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta.

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 10:41am EDT
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SSA budget constraints prompt reorganization

A number of functions will move out of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Office of the Chief Information Officer, according to an email obtained by Federal News Radio. SSA is looking for ways to address funding reductions in its 2011 budget.

Monday - 06/27/2011, 01:39pm EDT

Analysis: What should be Panetta's top concerns at DoD?

The new DoD secretary will need to concentrate on military spending cuts and withdrawing troops from the Middle East, according to Lawrence Korb, a former assistant secretary of defense under President Reagan.

Friday - 06/24/2011, 07:11pm EDT
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Vess sets standard with HR Connect

Debra Vess's program, HR Connect, has been recognized for benefitting many agencies in the field of HR. It's the reason she was named a 2011 Causey Award winner.

Thursday - 06/23/2011, 02:21pm 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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GAO targets duplication, redundancy in agencies

The administration's government reorganization efforts are underway. Federal News Radio spoke with Pat Dalton, chief operating officer at GAO, about duplication and redundancy in the federal government.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:56pm EDT
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How to save $585 million and green the government

Staying $585 million under budget is a major accomplishment for any agency. But, as Federal News Radio's Francis Rose found out, GSA's Bill Guerin did just that.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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House committee: DoD should improve Rx drug tracking

The House Appropriations Committee wants DoD to electronically find and track pharmaceutical information for troops at war.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 08:59pm EDT

GAO: DoD missing keys to good procurement

Designing requirements for a big procurement at DoD involves three main elements: cost, schedule, and performance objectives. GAO's Mike Sullivan told Federal News Radio that DoD continues to struggle in those areas.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:19pm EDT
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Virtualization: What Federal Managers Need to Know

June 22nd at 1 PM

Do you know the difference between Virtualization and cloud computing? Are you clear on the truth and myths surrounding Virtualization and what Federal managers need to know now and for the future? Listen to the "Virtualization: What Federal Managers Need to Know" panel to hear these questions answered by industry experts and government leaders from the Census Bureau, U-S-P-S, and the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:10pm EDT
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Senate introduces legislation to track federal spending

Sen. Mark Warner proposed a web-based system to Congress to improve the way federal expenses are reported by federal agencies. It's the Senate version of a bill proposed last week in the House by Rep. Darrell Issa.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 03:49pm EDT

Execution of the budget and performance plans for Treasury

June 20th and June 22nd, 2011

Tangherlini serves as the principal policy advisor on the development and execution of the budget and performance plans for Treasury

Monday - 06/20/2011, 11:45am EDT
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As Kundra leaves, who will reform federal IT?

Vivek Kundra, the federal government's first chief information officer, plans to step down. Who will follow and what will be most at risk? We ask Ed Meagher, former deputy CIO at VA and DOI.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 09:08am EDT
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Female commander writes Marine history

Brigadier General Loretta Reynolds has become the first female commander of the Marine Corps' historic recruit depot at Parris Island, S.C.

Friday - 06/17/2011, 06:45pm EDT

Soldiers e-vote down berets

The Army has decided to make some changes to its image... after hearing from soldiers on Facebook. Raymond Chandler, Sergeant Major of the Army explains how it works.

Friday - 06/17/2011, 02:36pm EDT
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Reporters' Roundup: Agencies cutting workforce, paper

Stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on for June 16, 2011.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 08:25pm EDT
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GAO: Pentagon missing acquisition link

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 06:37pm EDT
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Interagency group to promote job creation

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 06:06pm EDT
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Who will replace federal CIO Vivek Kundra?

Tweets with #Vivekv2 about who will replace Vivek Kundra as federal CIO.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 03:38pm EDT
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