bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
6:23 am, August 31, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Michael Oconnell

Feds should expect more of the same in 2013 budget, expert says

Steve Bell, senior director of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Economic Policy Project, says while the President's proposed budget includes some interesting details for feds, none of them are likely to become law.

Tags: Steve Bell , Bipartisan Policy Center , OMB , budget , FERS , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Monday - 02/13/2012, 09:51am EST
Listen

Call for new astronauts garners 6,000 applicants

NASA recently put out a call for new applicants to ensure that its astronaut corps is fully stocked for upcoming missions to the International Space Station. More than 6,000 people applied for 10 to 15 positions.

Tags: NASA , Duane Ross , astronauts , Federal Drive , workforce , hiring , Michael OConnell

Monday - 02/13/2012, 11:35am EST
Listen

Chopra unveils Open Innovator's Toolkit

Outgoing federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the new toolkit he's rolling out today at a Center for American Progress event.

Tags: Aneesh P Chopra , technology , information sharing , data sharing , innovation , Center for American Progress , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 11:06am EST
Listen

Veteran strives to be 'part of something' in federal workforce

Andrew Goodrich, a ranger with the National Park Service, shares his story of being an injured Iraq War veteran finding a new home as a federal employee. He describes some of the challenges he faced and the accommodations his employers provided to to help him achieve success in the workplace.

Tags: Andrew Goodrich , NPS , Wounded Warrior Project , DoD , Operation: Warfighter , Veteran Affairs , workforce , hiring , Iraq , Marine Corps , PTSD , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:02am EST
Listen

GSA uses reverse energy auctions to save money

General Services Administration is teaming up with other agencies to solicit bids from energy providers via online auctions. GSA's New England Region administrator details the savings his office has reaped from the program.

Tags: State Departement , Veterans Affairs , Energy , management , acquisition , GSA , Robert Zarnetske , best practices , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 11:32am EST
Listen

Postal Service offers reduced rate on commercial mailing

This week, Postal Service introduced "2nd Ounce Free" pricing for businesses mailing First-Class Mail automation, presort letters.

Tags: USPS , postal service , mail , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 12:48pm EST

Census launches new user-friendly website

The Census Bureau has moved a large cache of files from its AmericanFactFinder system into a new setup.

Tags: Census Bureau , Rob Chestnut , AmericanFactFinder , Federal Drive , technology , IT , database , Michael OConnell , records management

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 10:06am EST
Listen

Warfighters provide input in quest to improve MREs

The Defense Department's Combat Feeding Directorate oversees the nutritional requirements and changing tastes of America's fighting force when designing its MREs, or meals ready-to-eat.

Tags: Robert Trottier , DoD , Combat Feeding Directorate , MRE , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 11:01am EST
Listen

Hackers claim new attack on government website

A group called AntiSec says it has knocked OnGuardOnline.gov offline late Monday. The Federal Trade Commission-run website is a partnership among 14 federal agencies.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , technology , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , hacker

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 08:24am EST

Former OMB official weighs in on LightSquared broadband controversy

Both the Defense and Transportation Departments have asked the FCC to rescind its decision allowing a Virginia company to set up a national broadband network.

Tags: LightSquared , FCC , DoD , Transportation , GPS , broadband network , John Koskinen , OMB , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , technology

Monday - 01/23/2012, 12:49pm EST
  •  
  • 28
  •