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OMB wants to change the tone of management

Deputy director for management Jeffrey Zients says his office will transform how it works with agencies. OMB no longer will be all about command and control, and more about collaboration. Zients's management approach is almost ready for public display.

Tags: management , Jeffrey Zients , OMB , GAO , performance management , Management goals , SAVE award

Wednesday - 10/21/2009, 06:44pm EDT

Telework centers offer alternative workspace for feds

Two back to back snowstorms may have you wondering: what would it be like to telework? The director of one center where feds with authorization from their agencies to telework can do their jobs talks about how you can sign up and the benefits of teleworking from some place other than your normal office.

Tags: management , technology , teleworking , OPM , USPTO , Pat Peacock , Mason Telework Center , Manassas , GSA , , Max Cacas

Monday - 02/15/2010, 07:03am EST

USPS searches for break even point

How much mail would the USPS have to handle to turn a profit? We get an update about a recent study from Renee Sheehy, an economist with the Office of the Inspector General at the Postal Service

Tags: Federal Drive , USPS , Renee Sheehy , OIG

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 10:31am EDT

The land of the free

Chris Core, commentator

Tags: Chris Core , Core Values , Montgomery County ,

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 07:52pm EDT

The D.C. area housing market is a bright spot in the country

While the rest of the country is struggling in the housing market, most of the DC area continues to hold strong.

Tags: housing market , home prices , John McClain ,

Sunday - 06/05/2011, 11:57am EDT

Report: Universities drive D.C. region's growth

The Washington region's colleges and universities will be a catalyst for the District of Columbia's economic growth over the next decade as the federal government downsizes, a change that should give the institutions more lobbying power, a new report says.

Tags: Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro , Steven Fuller , American University , Georgetown University

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:50am EDT

George Mason University to install huge telescope

George Mason Astronomy professor Harold Geller says once the telescope, the largest on an East Coast campus, is operational in the fall, it will be available to students to go boldly where no GMU undergrad has gone before.

Tags: Hank Silverberg , telescope

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 01:17am EDT

Researchers urge gov to declassify cyber threat details

George Mason University researchers are calling on the government to declassify details about cyber threats. Jerry Brito is one of the researchers behind the call.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Jerry Brito , Mercatus Center , In Depth

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 06:01pm EDT
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