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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
- Air Traffic Management Transformation Report
- Cloud First Report
- General Dynamics IT Enterprise Center
- Gov Cloud Minute
- Government in Technology Series
- Homeland Security Cybersecurity Market Report
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Technology Insights
- The Cyber Security Report
- The Next Generation Cyber Security Experts
Shows & Panels
Two small agencies with large responsibilities toward the federal workforce say they've trimmed all the fat from their budgets and will need more resources to keep up with increasing caseloads. Merit Systems Protection Board Chairman Susan Tsui Grundmann told a Senate subcommittee she worries about impending staff retirements as well. The Office of Special Counsel is also feeling pressure to do more with less.
The workload of the Merit Systems Protection Boards is only growing, but its workforce is headed in the opposite direction.
Debra Roth, a partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, said the Hatch Act Modernization of 2012 would widen the array of penalties for violating the law that governs political activities by government workers.
A group of lawmakers has proposed an update to the law governing federal employees' political activity that would exempt some state and local employees and allow for a range of penalties other than automatic suspension for minor violations.
The Merit Systems Protection Board has come up with new strategic plan for the next four years which updates the agency's mission and vision statements and includes new strategic goals.
Federal employees increasingly perceive less agency wrongdoing but that doesn't necessarily mean the threat of retaliation for reporting such misconduct has similarly decreased, according to a new Merit System Protection Board report.
Despite some management concerns, the Merit Systems Protection Board says there are many benefits to telework as long as the process is managed effectively.
The mistreatment of federal employees is at an 18-year low, but that doesn't mean it can't get better. The Merit Systems Protection Board has some recommendations on how to improve.
On today's Federal Drive: The Labor Department and contractors are butting heads over a new final rule, the Army makes progress on digitizing Arlington Cemetery records and the Combined Federal Campaign kicks off its 50th year.
Merit Systems Protection Board Executive Director Steve Lenkart and John Crum, director of MSPB's Office of Policy and Evaluation, join host Debra Roth to talk about the challenges facing the agency.
August 26, 2011
In a proposed rule, OPM updates regulations so older veterans and non-citizens are now eligible for select federal positions.
A lot has changed in the last 20 years, especially for women who work in the federal government. We get details from MSPB's James Tsugawa and Cynthia Ferentinos.
"Better, but not there yet" may be the best way to sum up a recent report on gender differences in the federal workspace. The Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta tells us about a new report.
A new MOU outlines ways to enhance the sharing of information and expertise between FEW and MSPB to help both entities better achieve their goals. We get details from MSPB's Chair, Susan Grundmann.
The agency IG wrote a letter to the attorneys for Adair Martinez saying they overstated or misstated the facts about their investigation. George Opfer said his investigators followed protocol during discovery of the allegations of fraud and misconduct by Martinez in their August 2009 report. The MSPB ruled earlier this month that Martinez didn't receive due process and was wrongfully terminated.
A Merit Systems Protection Board judge ruled that Adair Martinez was wrongfully fired by the Veterans Affairs Department, and the agency violated her 5th amendment rights.
Susan Grundmann, chairwoman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, offers advice for agencies dealing with employee morale issues and workplace demands.
Many feds are taking training programs without the necessary skills leading to frustration, wasted time and money.
Attorney Debra Roth explains why Teresa Chamber's case is so unusual.
The Federal Career Intern Program (FCIP) has been eliminated. What comes next and how will it affect those already in the program? These questions and more are answered on this week's FEDtalk.
January 21, 2011