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NRC leads cultural shift towards transparency

The new emphasis on transparency and openness is requiring a different approach to leadership in many federal agencies. The NRC's Darren Ash gives us his take.

Tags: Excellence in Government conference , EIG , Darren Ash , NRC , transparency , management , leadership , Rachel Stevens , EIG 2010

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 10:31am EDT

Katrina's legacy extends to Afghanistan

A team of over 40 civilians is going to Afghanistan to set up a distribution facility where materials are stored and issued to members of the military. Rear Admiral Thomas Traaen tells us how it works.

Tags: management , logistics , DoD , defense , Defense Distribution Center , Thomas Traaen , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 09:42am EDT

FEMA shows smartphone savvy

In addition to being able to access critical information about emergency preparedness and what to do before and after a disaster on their smartphones, disaster survivors will also be able to apply for federal assistance directly through their web enabled mobile phone devices. Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator of FEMA, explains how his agency pulled this off.

Tags: technology , smartphones , FEMA , DHS , Richard Serino

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 09:31am EDT

Cybersecurity workforce nears crisis level

Microsoft issues temporary fix for Windows Shell zero-day

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , CSIS , pay and benefits , Windows , USB

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 09:17am EDT

Thursday Morning Federal Newscast - July 22nd

Tags: newscast

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 08:48am EDT

DHS readies to put cyber creativity into play

Winners of DHS' National Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge have been announced. Bruce McConnell, Counselor to the Deputy Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs Directorate at DHS, explains what happens next.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , DHCS , National Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge , Bruce McConnell

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 10:30am EDT

Feds directed to change commuting, travel habits

Employee travel and commuting account for the biggest category of what the White House calls indirect sources of pollution, so the main way to limit them will be encouraging employees to travel less for business and to use mass transit for their commutes. Details from Federal Environmental Executive, Michelle Moore.

Tags: greenhouse gas emissions , Michelle Moore , Federal Environmental Executive

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 10:08am EDT

ODNI stalemate thaws in the Senate

Pledging to increase trust with Congress, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper said Tuesday he would be candid with lawmakers if confirmed as the next director of national intelligence. We get more from Susan Crabtree,senior editor for The Hill.

Tags: Congress , ODNI , security , Susan Crabtree , The Hill

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 09:30am EDT

GAO: OMB's IT dashboard used crusty data

Some of the investments listed on the IT Dashboard are already hundreds of millions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule. David Powner, Director of Information Technology Management Issues for GAO explains.

Tags: GAO , technology , management , David Powner , OMB , IT Dashboard , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 09:22am EDT

Wednesday Morning Federal Newscast - July 21st

Moran opposes federal pay freeze; OPM urged to give feds better drug deals; DHS stays on TASC, despite criticism

Tags: newscast

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 08:42am EDT
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