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Track tweets from the State of the Union

Track tweets from the State of the Union in real-time.

Tags: SOTU , State of the Union , Barack Obama , Twitter , Tweetizen ,

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 09:21pm EST

What's in State of the Union for federal employees?

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what federal employees can expect to hear in the State of the Union.

Tags: House , Senate , Government Executive , Tom Shoop , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 07:47pm EST
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Will congressional retirements spell knowledge vacuum?

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the wave of announced congressional retirements this year and whether it will lead to a potential knowledge vacuum.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , David Hawkings , House , Senate , congressional retirements

Monday - 01/23/2012, 06:51pm EST
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Small biz trying to get piece of DoD procurement pie

The Pentagon has been under pressure to spend less, and that urgency is growing, as the threat of automatic-cuts looms.

Tags: John Shoraka , SBA , contracting , acquisition , DoD ,

Monday - 01/23/2012, 10:08am EST
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Senate cyber bill likely to be first on Senate floor

Alan Paller, the director of research at the SANS Institute, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the a proposed cybersecurity bill that the Senate has moved closed toward debating.

Tags: Senate , cybersecurity , In Depth , Francis Rose , Alan Paller , SANS Institute

Monday - 01/23/2012, 07:22pm EST
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Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

A couple of weeks back, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wrote a rare "this-is-good-news" column about federal workers. He would now like to withdraw that column and apologize for what turned out to be irrational exuberance.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , pay , benefits , federal unions , pay freeze

Monday - 01/23/2012, 02:00am EST

Analysis: 3 areas DoD can target for cost-cutting

Travis Sharp, a defense analyst at the Center for a New American Security, outlines three main areas where DoD could make cuts.

Tags: Travis Sharp , CNAS , DoD , budget , sequestration , Federal Drive

Friday - 01/20/2012, 11:25am EST
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Justice IG finds IWN program provides little value

The latest report on the 10-year effort to build a nationwide interoperable communications system shows law enforcement agents are still using 15-year-old radios. DoJ's Integrated Wireless Network program has been a victim of budget shortfalls and poor governance.

Tags: technology , acquisition , management , DoJ , Integrated Wireless Network , telecommunications , General Dynamics , oversight , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/20/2012, 04:01pm EST

VanRoekel helping Congress grasp benefits of cloud

The federal CIO said he's not concerned that the administration's cloud initiative will fall victim to the same types of roadblocks lawmakers set out for e-government seven years ago. VanRoekel said members of Congress need data on the value cloud computing brings. He also said vendor management organizations and mobile computing are among his short term priorities.

Tags: technology , cloud computing , Steven VanRoekel , OMB , GSA , mobile , Federal Mobility Strategy , acquisition , contracting , Army , AFFIRM , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 09:05pm EST
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TSP Board: G Fund protected despite debt ceiling

The board that oversees the Thrift Savings Plan is reminding federal employees that their G Fund investments are safe even if the government reaches the debt ceiling and cannot issue new securities to the G fund.

Tags: TSP , Greg Long , retirement , pay and benefits , G Fund , debt limit , Barack Obama , Tom Trabucco

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 03:50pm EST
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