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4 viewpoints on trust in government

Trust is fickle and just a few small events can cause that trust to break. As part of Federal News Radio's special report, Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and its Employees, we asked federal employee groups and union leaders about how they define trust between employees and the government now and what this trust will look like in the future.

Tags: Trust Redefined , Mark Dimondstein , Colleen Kelley , Virginia Hill , Janet Kopenhaver , workforce ,

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 06:08am EDT

White House pushes for more progress on open data

The White House released a U.S. Open Data Action Plan Friday, which comes exactly one year after the President signed an executive order to make government data open and machine-readable.

Tags: White House , open data , Steve VanRoekel , Todd Park , Jennifer Pahlka , management ,

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 09:17am EDT

IGs 'straddle fence' between contractors, agencies

Former Inspector General of the General Services Administration Brian Miller says IGs are in the spotlight more these days. He shares advice and best practices for contractors being audited by IGs.

Tags: inspectors general , oversight , contracting , Brian Miller , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf ,

Friday - 05/09/2014, 07:37am EDT

Most TSP funds see slight gains in April

All funds in the Thrift Savings Plan showed gains in April, except for the S Fund. This is the second month in a row that the S Fund has returned in the red.

Tags: TSP , retirement , S Fund ,

Friday - 05/02/2014, 08:27am EDT

Agencies celebrate Earth Day with hashtags, 'selfies'

From selfies to hashtags, agencies have asked Americans to actively participate in Earth Day by using social media.

Tags: Earth Day , social media , technology , green government ,

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 09:56am EDT

GSA's Dave McClure leaves for private sector

David McClure of the General Services Administration announced Wednesday that he will leave the agency for the private sector. McClure is just one of many senior executives to recently leave federal service for the private sector.

Tags: GSA , people , Dave McClure , FedRAMP ,

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:35am EDT

Saving lives ... one mobile app at a time

When disasters strike, information sharing becomes key for both first responders and the people affected on the ground. Over the past 10 months, two members of the private sector have dedicated their time and skills working with the federal government to develop apps and crowdsourcing techniques that could help save lives when the next Superstorm Sandy hits. Federal News Radio learns more about their individual projects as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Jacqueline Kazil , Derek Frempong , FEMA , Department of Energy , GeoQ , Lantern , crowdsourcing , social media , Lena Trudeau , Presidential Innovation Fellows , workforce ,

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

How the future of health care lies behind a Blue Button

The Blue Button Initiative started at VA as a way for veterans to more easily access their health care data. But, with the help of Presidential Innovation Fellows, the initiative is now enabling American people across the country to access their personal health records in a human-readable format. Federal News Radio examines the project's greatest successes and where it's headed next as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Presidential Innovation Fellows , Adam Dole , Lena Trudeau , Jennifer Pahlka , Blue Button , Veterans Affairs , Health and Human Services , workforce ,

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

Meet the Presidential Innovation Fellows

The Presidential Innovation Fellows are a diverse group of innovators and thinkers. Click through the gallery to meet the fellows from Round 2. View our special report page for full coverage of the fellows program.

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Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Inside the Presidential Innovation Fellows program: A Q&A with the White House

From saving lives to saving hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Presidential Innovation Fellows program is already making a difference in its short two-year existence. In our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows, Federal News Radio gets an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the fellows program and examines some of its greatest success stories.

Tags: Jennifer Pahlka , Presidential Innovation Fellows , OSTP , workforce

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:00am EDT
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