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NNSA breaks ground in many ways

Imagine moving just eight miles and saving about $100 million per year. The NNSA's Mark Holecek has details on how his agency's doing it.

Tags: management , NNSA , Mark Holecek , Suzanne Kubota , LEED certification , Greening of Government: buildings

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 10:41am EDT

Continuing resolution continues on the Hill

The Senate is moving ahead with a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown at week's end. The continuing resolution easily cleared its first hurdle by an 83 to 15 vote Tuesday. The Hill's Vicki Needham tells us what has to happen before tomorrow at midnight.

Tags: FY 2011 budget , continuing resolution , Congress , The Hill , Vicki Needham

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 10:31am EDT

Army fights contracting workforce attrition

With attrition from retirement and other factors, the Army is faced with needing as many as 500 new contracting officials almost every year for the foreseeable future. We get details on the options for dealing with that from the Army's Edward Harrington.

Tags: management , DoD Report , acquisition workforce , contracting , Edward Harrington , Army , defense

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 09:40am EDT

How to support frontline collaboration

Agencies have developed their required Open Government Plans, but many of these plans lack details on how to successfully conduct collaborative efforts, especially on the front lines of government. Cass Moseley updates us on how to change that.

Tags: management , collaboration , IBM Center for the Business of Government , Cass Moseley

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 09:31am EDT

Patch rushed to cover flaw

Microsoft has issued an out-of-band security update, blocking ongoing attacks against a flaw in the ASP.NET web application framework that can cause poor encryption implementations.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Microsoft ,

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 09:30am EDT

The revenge of Operation Dark Heart

The Pentagon has purchased and destroyed thousands of copies of a book written by an Army Reserve officer. The question is why. The author of the book says it was about revenge.

Tags: The Hunt , JJ Green , Operation Dark Heart , Anthony Shaffer , DoD Report , defense

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 09:23am EDT

Wednesday Morning Federal Newscast - September 29th

Government Performance and Results Modernization Act introduced, Plain Writing Act hits the Hill, Wartime contracting watchdog proposed

Tags: newscast

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 08:27am EDT

Cool tool: meet GovLoop's per diem calculator

How can you calculate your expenses when you travel for the federal government? Steve Ressler, explains about GovLoops new per diem calculator.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , Steve Ressler , GovLoop , per diem

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 10:41am EDT

Defense describes plan to break up IT office

The Pentagon's Networks and Information Integration (NII) directorate will close on March 31, 2011.

Tags: defense , DoD Report , NII , cost savings , Robert Gates

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 10:40am EDT

Report: Defense unprepared for domestic disaster

A congressionally mandated panel, supported by staff from the RAND Corporation, told lawmakers and the secretary that the United States has an urgent need to implement changes in the way the Department of Defense plans for and would respond to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive (CBRNE) incident.

Tags: management , disaster planning , defense , RAND , Frank Keating

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 09:40am EDT
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