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GSA, State and the Air Force are starting to see the benefits of using social media data to improve services and not focusing so much on how it's delivered. Challenges and contests are examples of this information-centric approach. But the dependence on and acceptance of social media platforms is growing across nearly every agency.
While social media has permeated nearly all aspects of American life, in many corners of the government, employees and managers are still figuring out how Facebook, Twitter and a host of other digital technologies can help them do their jobs better. A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton presents case studies of effective uses of social media and provides tips for developing a coherent strategy.
Martin Libicki of Rand Corp talks about the 2013 Defense Authorization Bill. Dov Zakheim reviews what DoD Secretary-nominee Chuck Hagel can expect from Congress. Attorney Mark Schamel explains how the Defense Authorization Bill helps off-duty law enforcement agents. Erik Olson of the Pew Health Group discusses new food safety rules issued by the FDA. John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service previews the SAMMIE nomination process. Katherine McFate discusses OMB Watch's name change.
Tags: Martin Libicki , RAND Corporation , Dov Zakheim , Senate , DoD , Chuck Hagel , Mark Schamel , Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice , Defense Authorization Bill , Officer Safety Act , Erik Olson , FDA , Pew Health Group , John Palguta , SAMMIE , Katherine McFate , Center for Effective Government , OMB Watch , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive
Pamela Wright talks about innovation and paper records at NARA. Max Stier of the Partnership for Public Service elaborates about the best federal agencies to work based on the nonprofit group's survey. A retired federal couple, one is on FERS and the other on CSRS, tell how they make it work.
NASA, the Surface Transportation Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation share a common trait that led them to the top ranking for their size class in the Partnership for Public Service's seventh annual Best Places to Work survey. Transportation, OMB and the National Credit Union Administration earn the most improved status by implementing the best practices of the leading agencies.
The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte released the 2012 Best Places to Work in Federal Government rankings today. While some agencies improved their employee satisfaction rankings, the majority did not, resulting in the greatest overall change -- a 3.2 point drop -- since the rankings began.
Todd Harrison of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment talks about possible defense cuts due to sequestration. Attorney Bill Bransford discusses the legal ramifications of lie detectors. Social media expert Justin Herman of the GSA explains how social media is being used in the aftermath of emergencies. John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service ponders what may be in store for feds in 2013. Paul Verkuil explains what the Administrative Conference of the United States has been up to.
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A new round of political appointees is on the way in as President Barack Obama enters his second term in office. In order to be a successful agency leader, political appointees will have to hit the ground running in a culture of federal career employees who might have concerns about the looming leadership transition, according to Tim McManus, vice president of education and outreach for the Partnership for Public Service.
What are the implications of the Petraeus scandal and what should other high level federal employees be aware of? A lawyer explains. Plus, will a second Obama term bring changes to federal benefits?
The Federal Drive gets post-superstorm Sandy updates from the National Weather Service and the U.S. Coast Guard.