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DHS procurement head Nick Nayak to step down

Nick Nayak is leaving as the DHS procurement chief in early July after more than three years on the job.

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Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:03pm EDT

GSA ends office supplies 2 contract; faces new protest on version 3

Vendors protested GSA's desire to extend the Office Supplies 2 contract for six more months. GSA says agencies can buy office supplies through the multiple award schedules. National Industries for the Blind protests the OS3 contract to the agency, not to GAO.

Tags: Contracting , Industry , GSA , GAO , bid protest , office supplies , OASIS , National Industries for the Blind ,

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:25pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Federal Communications Commission is challenging telecoms to work more closely with it to improve the nation's cybersecurity. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he is not planning more regulations, rather he is asking the companies to share responsibility. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the FCC's plans. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: FCC , cybersecurity , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Federal Drive , In Depth

Friday - 06/13/2014, 10:45am EDT
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SSA prepares to open doors of new $200 million data center

Bill Zielinski, the Social Security Administration's chief information officer, said storage in the cloud and the greater use of virtualization are among the prerequisites for the agency before it moves into its new data center this summer.

Tags: technology , Ask the CIO , Bill Zielinski , SSA , In Depth

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:18am EDT
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Better trained supervisors key to improving morale

Federal News Radio's survey of agency chief human capital officers and deputy CHCOs finds that employee engagement and supervisor training are among the most common ways they are improving the morale of the workforce. NASA CHCO Jeri Buchholz said training of these supervisors is key to making agencies run more smoothly.

Tags: workforce , human resources , OPM , NASA , Jeri Buchholz , CHCO survey , employee morale , management , In Depth with Francis Rose , exclusive

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 06:14am EDT
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FCC throws down cyber gauntlet to communications industry

Chairman Tom Wheeler said he wants to build on the initial success of the critical infrastructure cybersecurity framework released by the White House in February. He said it's not a matter of new regulations, but creating a joint approach to improving the network security across the entire communications sector. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) renews hope for Congress to pass information sharing legislation this year.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , AEI , Mike Rogers , Tom Wheeler , FCC , information sharing , Bob Dix ,

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:47am EDT
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Van Dyck leaving OMB

Haley Van Dyck will move on from her role at the Office of Management and Budget at the end of August after more than two years. She oversaw the innovation portfolio for the E-Government and IT office.

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Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:03pm EDT

OMB nominee Donovan promises to build on predecessor's success, progress

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee that connecting the management side with the budget side would better ensure financial and programmatic successes. Lawmakers pressed Donovan on his commitment to implement the DATA Act and reduce duplicative programs.

Tags: management , OMB , Shaun Donovan , HUD , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Rob Portman , DATA Act ,

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:06am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Shaun Donovan has big shoes to fill if he is confirmed as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members of Congress from both parties say they liked the former OMB head, Sylvia Matthews Burwell, now the Health and Human Services Secretary. She is widely recognized for reinvigorating the management side of the House and working more closely with Congress. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how Donovan would improve upon Burwell's short-term accomplishments. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: Shaun Donovan , OMB , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 09:58am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Shaun Donovan has big shoes to fill if he's confirmed as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget. Senators from both sides of the aisle praised former OMB head and now HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell. She gets credit for reinvigorating the management side of the house and working more closely with Congress. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how Donovan would improve on Burwell's short-term accomplishments. Read Jason's related article.

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Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 04:28pm EDT
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