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Postal Service needs some transformation pain now to avoid desperation later

Commentary: In-Depth host Francis Rose says getting the Postal Service on solid ground needs both a long-term and short-term plan that may mean making significant changes to the historical role of the organization.

Tags: management , USPS , Francis Rose , workforce , Tom Carper , commentary

Tuesday - 05/12/2015, 03:06pm EDT

OMB starts DATA Act implementation in high gear

Executive editor Jason Miller says that for all of the Obama administration's reluctance and push-back against the Data Transparency Accountability Act as it was going through Congress, give them credit for meeting the first major statutory deadline of the law on May 7.

Tags: management , data transparency , DATA Act , OMB , Treasury , David Mader , David Lebryk , Hudson Hollister , Mark Warner , Data Transparency Coalition , Congress , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 05/11/2015, 04:29am EDT

USPS reports $1.5B loss

Tags: USPS , Joseph Corbett , management

Friday - 05/08/2015, 05:40pm EDT

Council trying to create a performance culture snowball effect

The Performance Improvement Council is following four complementary strategies to increase the use of data-driven decision making and create champions to spread the capabilities to the program level.

Tags: management , Performance Improvement Council , Kate Josephs , Robert Shea , Grant Thornton , Chris Mihms , GAO , GPRA Modernization Act , Performance Institute , Association of Government Accountants , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:47am EDT
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VA nominee vows transformation of veterans heath care

Dr. David Shulkin led a turnaround of New York's Beth Israel Hospital as part of a long career in private sector hospital administration. He said running the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system would be a far greater challenge, but assured senators that his skills are transferrable to the public sector.

Tags: VA , Congress , Veterans Health Administration , David Shulkin , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Oversight , management , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:27am EDT
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Steve Katz, Former Chief Counsel to the Chairman, MSPB

The federal government suffers from a locker room culture problem, according to Steve Katz. He's former counsel to the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, former chief counsel to the chairman of Merit Systems Protection Board, and author of "Lion Taming: Working Successfully with Leaders, Bosses, and other Tough Customers." On In Depth with Francis Rose, he offered examples across multiple decades that highlight the culture problem from the top to the bottom of all three branches.

Tags: Steve Katz , MSPB , management , Senate Governmental Affairs Committee , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/05/2015, 04:57pm EDT
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Michael Fischetti, Executive Director, NCMA

Three major actions in the acquisition pipeline are good signs for change that will serve the government better. Mike Fischetti is executive director of the National Contract Management Association. He's writing about all three under the title "Change is happening, and in the right way." On In Depth with Francis Rose, Mike explained why he thinks he has to point out that the news on acquisition isn't all bad.

Tags: Michael Fischetti , National Contract Management Association , acquisition , management , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/05/2015, 04:52pm EDT
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Digital services shouldn't feel like thumbscrews

People don't want digital services per se so much as they want easy access to whatever services they seek, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.

Tags: Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Digital services , Technology , management

Monday - 05/04/2015, 05:04am EDT

Everyday 'federal' MacGyvers matter too

Letter to the editor: The White House shouldn't overlook the career staff who keep the government running as it gets excited about the new, shiny people at USDS, 18F and other places.

Tags: workforce , public services , Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , GSA , 18F , White House , pay , management , MacGyver , letter to the editor

Monday - 05/04/2015, 04:36am EDT

Service to America Medal finalists honor feds' hard work

Out of nearly 500 entries, the Partnership for Public Service has selected 30 finalists for the 2015 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.

Tags: Service to America Awards , Sammies 2015 , Partnership for Public Service , people , management , workforce

Sunday - 05/03/2015, 06:00pm EDT
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