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Cloud legislation gets new life behind CDM success

Federal chief information officer Tony Scott, a growing number of lawmakers on Capitol Hill and industry associations are warming to the idea of new legislation to make it easier for agencies to buy cloud services.

Tags: Technology , cloud computing , Rich Beutel , FITARA , OMB , acquisition , industry , Professional Services Council , IT Alliance for Public Sector , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:27am EDT

IRS Commissioner questions congressional double-edged sword

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said there is a disconnect in Congress as lawmakers continue to give the bureau more responsibility yet reduce its budget. He said he has a plan for the IRS to modernize its online services despite its budget challenges.

Tags: management , budget , IRS , John Koskinen , Technology , Citizen services , Brookings Institution , Jason Miller , Rosemary Marcuss , tax

Friday - 04/10/2015, 04:12am EDT

Surviving at the bottom of a legislative volcano

Being a fed is like living in a nudist colony at the base of a dormant but still active volcano. Or being in an all-glass group house. The scenery is great, but you never know who or what's out there, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: mike causey , Federal Report , Workforce , pay and benefits

Friday - 04/10/2015, 02:27am EDT

Death by a thousand cuts or improving the civil service?

There are a lot of proposals floating around Washington that purport to be solely for cost savings or making government more efficient. Jeff Neal, a former chief human capital officer, examines these claims in a new commentary.

Tags: Jeff Neal , Workforce , pay and benefits , retirement , commentary , budget

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 06:00am EDT

Millennials in the federal workforce

Susan Fallon, vice president for Global Strategy and Business Development at Monster Government Solutions will explain why federal agencies should be hiring more millennial workers, and Andy Medici with the Federal Times will bring us up to date on the House and Senate budgets.
April 8, 2015

Tags: pay and benefits , millennials , Workforce , hiring , Susan Fallon , Monster Government Solutions , Federal Times , Andy Medici , retirement , budget 2016

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 05:27pm EDT

Tom Collina, Director of Policy, Ploughshares Fund

Members of the House and Senate Armed Services committees can't decide if the defense budget should be above or below sequestration caps. So both the House and Senate's plans keep DoD's budget within the caps set by the 2011 Budget Control Act and increase funds for overseas contingency operations. Tom Collina is director of policy for the Ploughshares Fund and former research director of the non-partisan Arms Control Association. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the OCO budget plans are just a political compromise and don't address the real issues confronting defense spending reform.

Tags: Tom Collina , Ploughshares Fund , DoD , sequestration , In Congress

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 04:28pm EDT
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NTEU to Congress: You can't starve the IRS

The National Treasury Employees Union is turning up the heat on Congress to increase IRS funding. The labor union is hearing about the impact of five years of budget cuts now that tax-filing season is in full swing, said NTEU President Colleen Kelley.

Tags: NTEU , Colleen Kelley , IRS , Jason Miller , John Koskinen , elijah cummings

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 04:09am EDT
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Doomsday: Will you be on the bus or under it?

People always seem to be predicting doom and gloom. But, after one look at what lawmakers have in store for federal employees in their budget plans, some feds are starting to prepare for the worst, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: mike causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , pay and benefits ,

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 03:00am EDT

Sens. McCaskill, Booker appeal for access to innovative IT

Two senators wrote a letter to the Rules and Administration Committee highlighting several changes to policy needed to promote access and use of modern technology such as cloud computing.

Tags: Technology , Corey Booker , Claire McCaskill , Senate Rules and Administration Committee , cloud computing , social media , industry , Contracting , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/06/2015, 04:00pm EDT
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