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Feds thank OPM for early call on government closure

Federal employees thanked the Office of Personnel Management for its early announcement that federal agencies in D.C. would be closed Monday. The comments come in stark contrast to complaints about OPM calling closures or delays too late.

Tags: OPM , Facebook , Twitter , operating status , workforce ,

Monday - 03/03/2014, 09:12am EST

Federal agencies in DC open; option for unscheduled leave, telework

Federal agencies in Washington, D.C., are open Wednesday. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.

Tags: OPM , operating status , workforce ,

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:15am EST

Military bases balance 'Army Strong' with 'Army Green'

Military bases are earning the "green" title for doing their part to preserve and protect the environment. The Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards recognize bases that balance Army mission with sustainable practices.

Tags: green government , DoD , Army , Federal Drive , Katherine Hammack ,

Friday - 02/21/2014, 07:36am EST

On the move: From federal service to private sector

The workforce is an ever-changing space. With the public sector facing budget cuts and pay freezes, the private sector is an appealing choice to many. Track which feds are moving to the private sector. Click and drag the arrows at the left and right ends of the timeline to zoom in and out.

Tags: people , workforce , private sector ,

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:00am EST

Emergency zombie warnings make Coburn's list of federal cyber failures

Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-Okla.) report on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure in the federal government examined more than 40 inspector general audits and revealed gaping holes in the security of agencies' systems.

Tags: Tom Coburn , Senate , technology , cybersecurity , hacking , oversight ,

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:44am EST

Conquering the snow...federal style

The Office of Personnel Management closed federal offices Thursday because of snow, but that doesn't mean all federal operations ceased. Click through the gallery to see how feds and others conquered the snow. Email us your photos. What did you do on your day off Thursday? What does your agency's parking lot look like today? We'll continue to update this gallery with your pics!

Tags: Office of Personnel Management , snow ,

Friday - 02/14/2014, 05:20am EST

Agencies struggle to stay ahead of the curve in new era of technology

A big change is coming to the federal technology community. For the first time ever, federal agencies are expected to spend less on information technology in 2014 than the year before. Federal News Radio's special report, A New Era in Technology, examines the sea change that will force everyone in both federal agencies and industry to think differently. Federal News Radio's exclusive survey of 900 feds and 50 contractors found that even though technology at agencies is changing, agencies still fall behind the curve.

Tags: A New Era in Technology , technology , IT , budget , Dan Chenok , Geoff Celhar , Govini , survey , emerging technologies

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 04:28am EST

DHS faces challenges in coordinating cyber efforts across government

The Homeland Security Department has received a mixed report from the inspector general on coordinating cyber operations across government, along with seven recommendations for improvement.

Tags: DHS , cybersecurity , technology , information sharing ,

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 04:24am EST

DoD Comptroller Robert Hale to leave position

The Defense Department's Robert Hale will step down from his position as comptroller and chief financial officer. President Barack Obama has nominated Mike McCord, principal deputy undersecretary of Defense, to replace Hale.

Tags: DoD , Robert Hale , Mike McCord , people ,

Friday - 01/31/2014, 09:56am EST

Facebook commenters blast Archuleta over operating status

Facebook users were quick to criticize the Office of Personnel Management's decision to operate federal agencies on a two-hour delay Wednesday.

Tags: Katherine Archuleta , OPM , operating status , snow , Facebook ,

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 07:13am EST
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