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CHCOs have 30 days to improve appraisals

A council working group will deliver recommendations and options to the Office of Personnel Management for how to improve the way managers rate employee performance. OPM Director John Berry said appraisals need to be simplified and happen more frequently.

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 07:23am EDT

Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 07:46pm EST

HUD CFO: the job is harder than it looks

As CFO for HUD, Doug Criscitello is responsible for overseeing the financial management practices that ensure the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development meets the needs of the housing community. He tells Federal News Radio that's not so easy.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 10:08am EST
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VA, HUD to use better data to aid homeless vets

The departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development have partnered to conduct a more thorough analysis of the nation's homeless veteran population. The agencies said the new data will allow them to get the right services to the vets who need them.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 07:00pm EST
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HUD defines current and future cloud use

In our continuing quest to find out how agencies are currently using the cloud and how they plan to use it in the future, Federal News Radio caught up with Chris Neidermayer, deputy chief information officer for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In light of the Office of Management and Budget’s cloud-first policy, [...]

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 05:02pm EST

Federal agencies strategize to fight bed bugs

Federal agencies are collaborating to fight bed bug infestations with common-sense practices.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 06:46pm EST
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GAO finds HUD's IT strategy lacking

The Government Accountability Office takes a look at how the Department of Housing and Urban Development is doing with modernizing IT. GAO's Randy Hite tells us about the findings.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 09:41am EST
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Agencies are successfully chopping hiring times down

The Department of Housing and Urban Development went from being the poster child for the dysfunctional federal hiring process to being a model of what others are striving for.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 07:45pm EST
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Hiring time cut at some agencies

WFED's Jason Miller describes efforts at some agencies to cut hiring time.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 06:02pm EST
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HUD shows how hiring reform can work

Many agencies have reduced the time it takes to hire a new employee. DoD, Energy and VA are among the departments that have made the most progress over the last year. OPM Director John Berry said a full government-wide look will not be available until early 2011.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 03:22pm EST
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HUD to consolidate acquisition systems

HUD hired Compusearch under a $4 million deal to improve the procurement business processes and integrate data with other HUD systems.

Friday - 10/29/2010, 05:12pm EDT

OMB begins pruning of financial systems

VA, SBA, EPA and HUD are the first to go through the review process and see dramatic changes. OMB controller Werfel said the goal for each agency is to invest only in top priorities, saving $1 billion a year by eliminating or reducing the size of agency modernization projects.

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 06:58am EDT
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HUD embraces Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

"As the new generation of information seekers primarily accesses news and other content through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, HUD deemed it essential that the Department get up to speed on today's popular channels of communication," HUD wrote in a press release.

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 06:09pm EDT

OMB pressing agencies to get IT projects on track

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says there are $27 billion in IT projects that are troubled. The administration will issue a new strategy to expand the use of TechStat review sessions. Agencies also are feeling the heat to review all IT projects before they submit their 2012 budgets to OMB.

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 06:14am EDT
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What federal web customers want most

Hey Government Executives! More of your customers (citizens) seek services and interact with your agency through the web than any other way. Candi Harrison, founder of the Government Web Managers Forum, has some tips on how to serve your customers.

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 09:31am EDT
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DoD to host a performance symposium open to all

500 performance improvement leaders from across the Department of Defense, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Agencies and activities, and federal government agencies get ready to gather and compare notes, and you're invited! We get details from J. D. Sicilia, the director of the Defense Department's Lean Six Sigma Program Office.

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Alan P. Balutis
Director and Distinguished Fellow
Cisco Business Solutions Group

Thursday - 04/08/2010, 03:56pm EDT

Resources for Small Businesses

December 8th and 29th, 2009 at 11:30 AM

On this week's episode of "Gateway to Government Sales," Scott Orbach reviews the SBA Small Business Financing Forum and discusses the resources available to small business owners at the Maryland Capitol Region SBDC. Scott also shares new State Department and HUD contracting opportunities available to GSA Schedule holders in FY 2010.

Tuesday - 12/08/2009, 03:08pm EST

Helping the FHA

Tuesday - 04/14/2009, 02:00pm EDT
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