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Online Chat: Martha Rubenstein, CFO, NSF

Martha Rubenstein, the National Science Foundation's chief financial officer, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat.

Tags: Martha Rubenstein , CFO , online chat , CXO Surveys , Jason Miller , financial management , budget

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2014 Service to America Medal finalists announced

The Partnership for Public Service announced 33 finalists for this year's Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. The list includes federal employees both new and experienced, who are making "high-impact" contributions on a domestic and global scale.

Tags: Sammies Awards , Partnership for Public Service , SEC , Justice , workforce , people , Sean McCalley , Max Stier

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 05:10am EDT

Benjamin Corb, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Can science agencies bounce back from sequestration?

Tags: benjamin corb , Federal Drive , NIH , budget , science , funding

Friday - 03/14/2014, 01:47pm EDT
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Obama briefed on shutdown impacts

President Barack Obama is being updated by members of the White House about the impact of the government shutdown on key federal agencies and programs. Over the weekend, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough briefed Obama on the shutdown's impact on the government's research efforts, according to the White House.

Tags: management , government shutdown , research , CDC , NIH , U.S. Merchant Marine Academy , Jack Moore

Monday - 10/14/2013, 02:15pm EDT

Agencies exploring the right balance between open data, security

HHS is using big data to improve the cybersecurity of their systems, but also using a layered approach to protect the information. Commerce wants to improve the governance and usability of its data. USDA is creating a big data strategy.

Tags: technology , big data , cybersecuirty , HHS , Kevin Charest , Commerce , Simon Syzkman , Fen Zhao , USDA , Charles McClam , information sharing , Jason Miller

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:39am EDT
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Survey: CHCOs feel effect of budget crunch on recruiting, training

Budget constraints are top of mind for agency chief human capital officers. And with good reason. CHCOs say they are feeling the effects of the budget crunch, particularly in recruiting, retaining and training employees, according to a Federal News Radio survey. Eugene Hubbard, head of the National Science Foundation's Office of Information and Resource Management, told Federal News Radio the budget squeeze and shrinking workforces mean agency employees are doing more with less to keep pace with the mission.

Tags: Eugene Hubbard , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore , management , budget , workforce , CHCO , HR , pay freeze , morale , recruiting , retention , hiring , exclusive

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 07:46pm EST
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Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 30

Lt. Gen. Pete Osman, president and CEO of the Marines' Toys for Tots foundation, talks about this year's drive. NASA astronaut Sunita Williams has returned to Earth. The end to open season is around the corner.

Tags: Federal Drive , Pete Osman , Gene Hubbard , Sunita Williams , David Maurer , GAO , Ed Zurndorfer , pay and benefits

Friday - 11/30/2012, 10:17am EST

Big data gauntlet thrown down for agencies

Three agencies launched the Big Data Challenge Wednesday asking for ideas to bring together disparate data sets that help agencies meet their missions better. The contest is part of the administration's national big data development effort. The TechAmerica Foundation also released a new report to help agencies understand and use information more effectively.

Tags: technology , big data , TechAmerica Foundation , NASA , Energy , Suzi Iacono , Bill Perlowitz , Wyle , Steve Lucas , SAP , Teresa Carlson , Amazon Web Services , chief data officer , FCC , Steve Mills , IBM , challenges , contests , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 05:13am EDT
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Cyber bill tracker

The pressing need for cybersecurity legislation has led to widely divergent paths in the House and Senate. The House has opted for a more incremental approach, while the Senate has crafted comprehensive legislation

Tags: cybersecurity , Harry Reid , Darrell Issa , John McCain , Mike Rogers , Dan Lungren , NSA , DHS , House Homeland Security Intelligence Committee , Joseph Lieberman , Dianne Feinstein , Jay Rockefeller , Susan Collins , Michael McCaul , Elijah Cummings , Congress , House , Senate

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 02:47pm EDT

Todd Park hosts big data tweet-up

Federal Chief Technology Officer Todd Park is taking on the issue of big data - especially as it relates to the health care field. When asked during a recent Tweet-Up about the biggest barriers to big data, Park said the key is making information liquid and accessible while protecting privacy - which, he said, is doable. Park also encouraged agencies to make sure they release data in machine-readable formats. He pointed to healthdata.gov as a good example.

Tags: The Big Data Report , Mark Logic

Monday - 04/30/2012, 10:51am EDT
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