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3 agencies reap benefits of shared support functions, report says

In times of constrained budgets, agencies are cutting and consolidating services to save money and resources. Could it be the key to transforming government? A new report looks at what three agencies are doing right.

Tags: Partnership for Pubic Service , Deloitte , shared services , management , oversight , DHS , Energy Department , Michael O

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 06:00pm EST

NASA's Johnson Space Center takes customer-first approach to IT

Annette Moore, the chief information officer at the Johnson Space Center, said she's reshaping her office to be more flexible and agile in meeting the IT needs of the mission areas.
February 20, 2014

Tags: technology , industry , Annette Moore , Johnson Space Center , cloud computing , vendor management organizations , I3P , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 01:34pm EST
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Words from the wise: How 3 agencies attained best places to work status

NASA, the Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Communications Commission found success by engaging both managers and employees. All three agencies earned high marks in the annual Best Places to Work survey.

Tags: management , workforce , FCC , Patent and Trademark Office , Best Places to Work , Partnership for Public Service , Robert Lightfoot , Ruth Milkman , Peggy Focarino , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:30am EST
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NASA: Cooling pump on space station shuts down

NASA said Wednesday it was looking into a problem with a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station, but there was no immediate danger to the six crewmen on board.

Tags: International Space Station , Kelly Humphries , Bob Jacobs

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 04:02am EST

NASA's Expedition 38 prepares for liftoff

The countdown to liftoff begins for NASA's Expedition 38. Three astronauts will launch from Kazakhstan on Nov. 7, 2013 local time.

Tags: Expedition 38 , Rick Mastracchio , Soyuz , International Space Station , Federal Drive , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 11/01/2013, 08:25am EDT
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DHS, NASA team up to develop 'Holy Grail' of search and rescue

A partnership between the Homeland Security Department and NASA has led to the creation of a new technology called Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response (FINDER).

Tags: DHS , JPL , FINDER , John Price , Jim Lux , Mason Peck , technology , urban search and rescue , FEMA , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 03:55pm EDT
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NASA crash tests polka-dot chopper to study safety

Researchers at the NASA Langley Research Center dropped a helicopter from a height of 30 feet into a bed of soil. They will use the data to create more efficient and safer designs in the future.

Tags: Langley Research Center , Martin Annett , Shefali Kapadia , Federal Drive

Monday - 09/02/2013, 12:59pm EDT
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NASA, industry helped cook up the final RFP for SEWP V

The space agency releases the solicitation for the next version of the $10 billion IT hardware and services contract. Proposals are due in about eight weeks.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , industry , Joanne Woytek , SEWP , SEWP 5 , Multiple award contract , technology , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 03:41pm EDT

NASA brings new attitude to stimulate IT innovation

Sasi Pillay, NASA's chief technology officer, said the IT Labs program wants rapid, low-cost, low-risk projects to improve the space agency's use of technology. NASA is in its third year of the effort, which has produced several potential breakthroughs, including one for RFID and a secure computing environment.

Tags: technology , Sasi Pillay , innovation , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/16/2013, 06:10am EDT
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