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From remotely opening garage doors to controlling appliances, to gaming, banking, shopping, to enabling the use of infrared and radar sensors, GPS, and satellite communications by fisherman, firemen and fighter aircraft the Electromagnetic Spectrum touches lives. We learn more from Blair Levin, co-author of the FCC's national broadband plan.
FCC has tapped a former Microsoft executive to help revamp the agency's web and data resources. The goal: to "reboot" FCC.gov, and make it a model for how government uses the web to serve citizens.
Steven VanRoekel is the managing director at FCC. He told the DorobekINSIDER about the changes introduced on the Reboot.FCC.gov site.
The FCC, GSA and the Smithsonian were among the best agencies to work for in the latest survey and officials point to a few specific reasons for their success. Agencies must make their employees feel like they are part of the answer to meeting their mission, agency officials say.
Tags: management , Steven vanRoekel , Linda St. Thomas , Martha Johnson , Shaun Donovan , Analisa Archer , Smithsonian , GSA , HUD NARA , OMB , Partnership for Public Service , Best Places to Work survey , employee communication , Jason Miller
Man-in-the-browser attacks threaten government systems too, FCC wants comments on cyber policy
Learn more about the advances in communications technology and services.
Douglas Sicker now holds the post.
The Senate is now considering a bill, approved last week by the House, designed to help the nation's electrical grid evolve into an enhanced Smart Grid which would help protect itself from cyber-attacks. In addition, however, the Smart Grid is also expected to help the nation do a better job of managing our electrical resources. A group of federal employees recently talked about their role in developing the Smart Grid.
Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.
The Federal Communications Commission wants to find out whether broadband providers are delivering Internet connections that are as fast as advertised. John Horrigan, consumer research director at the FCC, explains.