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Panel: Digital technologies changing how agencies communicate -- both inside and out

Agencies across government are leveraging digital technologies to both embark on new initiatives and enhance existing ones. The growing adoption of mobile devices, cloud computing technologies and wireless capabilities allows agencies to conduct unique outreach efforts and makes the agencies, themselves, more flexible workplaces. Agency technology officials discussed both issues as part of the Federal News Radio special report, A New Era in Technology.

Tags: Federal Drive , Technology , A New Era in Technology , Mika Cross , Charles McClam , Gunter Waibel , Bob Brese , Energy , Jack Moore

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 05:08pm EST

Food workers at Smithsonian strike over wages

Organizers say the workers plan to protest Thursday outside the National Air and Space Museum and march to the Smithsonian Castle.

Tags: Workforce , Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Friday - 07/12/2013, 08:53am EDT

Cool Jobs: The Spacesuit Conservator

Lisa Young is the objects conservator at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. She discusses the challenges of preserving spacesuits as part of Federal News Radio's Cool Jobs in Government series.

Tags: Lisa Young , Air and Space Museum , NASA , Cool Jobs in Government , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 11:16am EDT

Cool Jobs: The National Zoo Lion Trainer

Kristen Clark is an animal keeper at the National Zoo, one of two who trains the lions including the adult male, two lionesses and seven cubs. Federal News Radio interviews her as part of our Cool Jobs in Government series.

Tags: National Zoo , lion cubs , Kristen Clark , Cool Jobs in Government , Jolie Lee

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 12:30pm EST

Smithsonian's new Zoo director highlights a tough week

The Smithsonian has lost millions of dollars in equipment, paid hundreds of thousands more to settle an asbestos whistleblower suit, has lots of room for improvement when it comes to contracting and financial reporting... and has named a new director for the National Zoo.

Tags: mngt , contracting , National Zoo , Dennis Kelly

Friday - 12/11/2009, 02:05pm EST

Smithsonian uses innovative collaboration tools to reach out to public

The Institution is using collaborative tools to help develop its Web 2.0 strategy quickly.

Tags: Michael Edson , collaboration , Technology

Thursday - 11/05/2009, 12:00pm EST
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