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Increased telework to ease D.C. area traffic

Roads in the WTOP listening area, recently classified as the country's most congested, may see some relief in the coming months as more federal workers plan to stay at home.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 10:16am EST

OPM: Agencies add teleworkers

More federal employees are teleworking, according to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 08:33pm EST

Six ingredients to telework success

Ron Sanders, formerly with the intelligence community, explains the challenges to telework and how to overcome them.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 02:44pm EST
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How to prepare for mobile federal workplace

Josh Stephens, vice president of Technology and Head Geek for Solar Winds, told the DorobekINSIDER that agencies' tech shops need to embrace the change - not avoid it.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 02:02pm EST
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Telework week may save $2.5M in commuting costs

More than 28,000 workers in the WTOP listening area pledged to work at home during National Telework Week.

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 11:40am EST

Telework breaks down workspace walls

A troubled economy and mobile technology are changing the workplace landscape. Literally.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 04:00am EST

The move to telework starts with the cloud

Before the teleworkforce can grab the iPad and go, data storage will need to hit the cloud.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 04:00am EST

Federal Commuter Heal Thyself?

If you lived through, or observed, the blizzard of last week, how do you think Washington did? Was Uncle Sam wise to give feds a day off, then an early-release and is it up to Uncle Sam or should federal workers be more proactive? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey hears from feds.

Friday - 02/04/2011, 04:00am EST

Tactics for your agency's move to the cloud

HP introduces Government Cloud Consulting Services to help government agencies comply with OMB's "cloud-first" policy. We get details from HP's Jeff Bergeron

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 09:31am EST
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Winter In Washington: When Sex, Politics, and Football Fail

What do the director of the Office of Personnel Management, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Washington's electric power company have in common? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says all three of them are having a very tough winter and it's only going to get worse.

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 04:00am EST

OPM's Berry shares lessons learned from snowstorm

OPM Director John Berry discusses how the agency is using last week's snowstorm as a lesson in dealing with this week's bad weather.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 05:17pm EST
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Causey: Telework is great, except when...

Mike Causey outlines some of the hurdles to telework.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 03:00pm EST
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D.C. feds can take unscheduled leave, telework on Wednesday

With a forecast that calls for freezing rain Tuesday night, OPM has announced that feds in the D.C. area have the option to take unscheduled leave or telework on Wednesday, for the second day in a row.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 01:26pm EST

OPM: D.C. feds can take unscheduled telework, leave on Tuesday

The Office of Personnel Management is giving feds the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework on Tuesday due to an approaching storm. OPM says federal employees should talk to their managers now and make plans. OPM also says there is a chance of a delayed arrival on Tuesday if conditions dictate. Federal News Radio will keep you updated with the latest information.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 07:00am EST

How 'Bout Now?

Teleworkers can occasionally get a leg up on getting out the door.

Monday - 01/31/2011, 02:06am EST

Did feds' early dismissal contribute to gridlock?

WTOP's Adam Tuss and WFED's Mike Causey assess OPM's call to call an early dismissal Wednesday and a late arrival Thursday due to snow.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 02:36pm EST
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POLL: How long did it take you to get home?

Following Wednesday evening's heavy snow fall, Federal News Radio is polling feds on how much the weather affected their commute.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 12:11pm EST

OPM: Thundersnow, human nature created traffic mess

The speed of Wednesday's snowstorm and the fact that some federal employees didn't heed the two-hour dismissal collided to form a "perfect storm" of gridlock on the roads, Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry tells Federal News Radio. Berry says he always makes decisions on the operating status of the government by considering the safety of federal employees and how to maintain operations of the federal government to the greatest extent possible.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 10:50am EST
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Two hour delay for federal employees to dig out

Federal employees in the Washington D.C. area have some extra time, if needed, to get to work this morning. The Office of Personnel Management announced a two-hour delay for those feds after snow and ice blanketed the area last night. The Baltimore Federal Executive Board has announced that agencies under its purview are closed.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 06:05am EST
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