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NIST replaces translators with smart phones

NIST scientists are currently testing smart phone-based technology to translate information between English and key languages that are short on human translators.

Tags: NIST , technology , TRANSTAC , DARPA ,

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 07:05am EDT

SIGIR: Defense can't account for $8.7 billion

A report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction shows that insufficient accounting procedures has left DoD unable to account for 96% of the funding it received from the Development Fund for Iraq.

Tags: Defense , DoD , Development Fund for Iraq , Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction , SIGIR , Treasury ,

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 06:57am EDT

Careless Census workers may lose Web privileges

Tim Ruland, Chief Information Technology Security Officer at the Census Bureau, says his office reimages 25-30 PCs each month because of irresponsible Web browsing. Ruland says some managers may choose to revoke employee Internet privileges to help fix the problem. Census is also developing a safe Web surfing handbook for all employees.

Tags: Tim Ruland , Census Bureau , cybersecurity , management , technology ,

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 03:07pm EDT

NRC leads cultural shift towards transparency

The new emphasis on transparency and openness is requiring a different approach to leadership in many federal agencies. The NRC's Darren Ash gives us his take.

Tags: Federal Drive , Excellence in Government conference , EIG , Darren Ash , NRC , transparency , management , leadership , EIG 2010

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Careless Census workers may lose Web privileges

Tim Ruland, Chief Information Technology Security Officer at the Census Bureau, says his office reimages 25-30 PCs each month because of irresponsible Web browsing. Ruland says some managers may choose to revoke employee Internet privileges to help fix the problem. Census is also developing a safe Web surfing handbook for all employees.

Tags: Tim Ruland , Census Bureau , cybersecurity , management , technology ,

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 01:56pm EDT
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Analysis: Intelligence Community as an industry

Has the intelligence community become too big for its own good? For analysis, we spoke with Federal News Radio national security correspondent, J.J. Green.

Tags: Federal Drive , Intelligence community , contracting , security , JJ Green ,

Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 09:42am EDT
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Telework offers real estate savings

The 21st century workplace may look a lot like your kitchen table! Seth Siegel, Technology Strategy and Architecture lead at Deloitte Consulting, says telework could save your agency up to 40% on its building costs.

Tags: Federal Drive , pay and benefits , technology , Deloitte , Seth Siegel ,

Monday - 07/19/2010, 09:40am EDT
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OFPP: Hiring needed ahead of 'tsunami of buying'

Agency leaders say a commitment hiring and training contract oversight personnel is an important step towards balancing the federal budget and increasing efficiency. They highlight several creative cost-cutting measures being undertaken government-wide.

Tags: DoD , OMB , contracting , Dan Gordon , Shay Assad , Barack Obama , Robert Gates , Senate , Defense , management ,

Friday - 07/16/2010, 07:17am EDT

What OMB nominee Lew faces during confirmation

Jacob Lew, the last White House budget director to oversee a budget surplus, will be nominated to return to his old post as director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), President Obama announced Tuesday.
 The Hill's Walter Alarkon joins us with details.

Tags: Jacob Lew , OMB , Walter Alarkon , Peter Orszag , Donald Berwick , Senate , Republicans , Barack Obama ,

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 09:31am EDT
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Manager buy-in remains the biggest telework challenge

The next challenge for supporters of teleworking in the government has nothing to do with laptops, laws or cybersecurity. Instead, experts say that challenge will be to convince the recalcitrant manager in the office down the hall, who doesn't like the idea.

Tags: management , telework , Danette Campbell , OPM , John Berry , Coalition for Effective Change , Partnership for Public Service , PTO , GSA , Margaret Higgins , NTEU , Kurt Vondran , Max Cacas , pay and benefits

Friday - 07/09/2010, 06:44am EDT
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