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Oversight News

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

CDC facing furloughs, ATF considers buyouts

Falling budgets have agencies considering extreme measures.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 02:33pm EDT

Managing up: from agency to the Hill

Career executives must manage relationships with political appointees and work as effectively as possible with them. We get insight from Timothy Quinn with the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 10:31am EDT
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Davis: Agencies must incentivize savings

Former Representative Tom Davis, now with Deloitte, says increased oversight and the budget battle will affect career executives and their ability to lead.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 10:21am EDT
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Federal CIO Vivek Kundra resigns

Vivek Kundra, the first-ever federal chief information officer, is resigning. Federal News Radio has learned Kundra is planning to leave the White House in August.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 09:25am EDT
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OPM promotes new thinking about federal pay

OPM Director John Berry said the administration is trying to be "responsible and professional" when it comes to changing the bonus and pay structure. He said agencies should take a step back and make sure they are using these programs effectively and promoting the best employees.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 08:05am EDT
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SSA claims process vulnerable to wasteful spending

The Social Security Administration's process for citizens to file claims can create just as much wasteful spending as intentional fraud.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 06:59pm EDT

Live updates from SEA Conference 2011

Tweets from the Senior Executives Conference 2011.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 05:49pm EDT

Cornyn again proposes commission to end programs

The Texas Senator wants to create a sunset commission to look for waste in the federal budget.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 08:03pm EDT

A Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour

June 13th and June 15th

From transforming the National Airspace System to managing homeland security resources, educating today's information leaders, and transforming government operations, these executives clarify and extend our understanding of the work they champion and the efforts they lead.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 07:14pm EDT
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Elimination of KSA improves Labor's hiring process

The Labor Department's elimination of KSA essays and the increased collaboration with managers are leading to higher-quality candidates in the hiring process.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 03:04pm EDT
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Advice for keeping your HR staffs sharp

Paul Rowson of WorldatWork recommended federal agencies make sure their HR staffs have training so they can hire the right people for the mission.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 03:00pm EDT
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Financial management reform underway at DOJ

Get an inside look at the new look of the Justice Department's accounting system from Cynthia Schnedar, Acting Inspector General at DOJ

Monday - 06/13/2011, 06:09pm EDT
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Issa proposes board to track federal spending

A new bill would establish a permanent, independent body to track federal spending and increase accountability, according to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 03:24pm EDT

OPM, OMB cap bonuses for feds

The administration has capped the amount federal agencies can spend on performance awards for employees.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 02:26pm EDT

Obama announces plan to cut government waste

President Barack Obama announced a new effort Monday to eliminate government waste and named his vice president to lead it.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 01:59pm EDT

Civilian feds help Afghanistan help itself

Defense Department feds are on the ground in Afghanistan, collaborating with counterparts there to build effective defense institutions We get details about the Ministry of Defense Advisors Program from Kelly Uribe and Rick Pollitt.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 09:40am EDT
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