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USPS discovering compliance issues with cloud contracts

The Postal Service has some compliance issues with its cloud computing contracts.

Tags: NIST , cloud computing , FedRAMP , compliance , GDIT , GDIT Enterprise Center

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Monique Colter, Audit Director, Office of Inspector General, USPS

Last year, $1 billion of Postal Service money went to recipients of workers compensation. But the rules that govern how agencies compensate federal employees when they're hurt on the job haven't changed since 1974. Monique Colter is an audit director for the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Postal Service. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Monique explained why the Postal Service Inspector General is looking at worker's comp.

Tags: Monique Colter , USPSOIG , In Depth , oversight

Friday - 08/22/2014, 03:24pm EDT
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Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Tags: budget , Joseph Corbett

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Hewlett-Packard to pay $30 million for overbilling the Postal Service

The Justice Department announced Friday that Hewlett-Packard Co. will pay $32.5 million due to allegations of overcharging the U.S. Postal Service.

Tags: Hewlett Packard , fraud , DoJ , False Claims Act , overcharging , contracting , Ellen Kortesoja

Monday - 08/04/2014, 10:32am EDT

GSA pushing agencies to reuse, recycle electronics

The General Services Administration plans to have draft governmentwide policies for reusing and recycling used electronics by the end of this fiscal year. Kevin Kampschroer, deputy senior sustainability official for GSA, announced the agency's efforts at the release of the updated national strategy for sustainable electronics.

Tags: GSA , EPA , DoD , Peace Corps , technology , environment , management , sustainability , Kevin Kampschroer

Monday - 08/04/2014, 06:27pm EDT
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Federal News Countdown: Costly IT flop; Innovation and leadership

Bob Otto, president for the Government Services Sector at Agilex and former Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Postal Service, joined Francis Rose to count down the week's top stories.

Tags: Bob Otto , Agilex , Linda Cureton , Muse Technologies , NASA , Federal News Countdown

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:42pm EDT
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David Hendel, Partner, Husch Blackwell

The Department of Labor files a lawsuit against the Postal Service. Labor says USPS made bogus terrorism charges against an employee to retaliate when he reported unsafe working conditions. David Hendel is a partner and government contracts attorney at Husch Blackwell. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the actions of the Postal Service should serve as a warning for both federal employees and contractors.

Tags: David Hendel , Husch Blackwell , In Depth

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:14pm EDT
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Rep. Blake Farenthold, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Congress heads toward summer recess next week. As they leave town, federal employee issues seem to be on their minds more than normal. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Census. He chaired a hearing last week on the future of the General Schedule. On In Depth with Francis Rose he has the details about the recent hearing.

Tags: Blake Farenthold , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , federal workforce ,

Friday - 07/25/2014, 04:31pm EDT
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Postal Service inspector indicted on theft, drug charges

Quan Pham Howard is charged with stealing valuable loose items found in the mail, like Playboy magazines and a Joan Rivers collector's box.

Tags: postal service , Crime of the Week , Ciera Crawford

Friday - 07/25/2014, 04:40am EDT

Charlie Crum, Director, Office of Inspector General, USPS

3D printing can help the Postal Service save a lot money, gas, and time, according to its Inspector General. 3D printers can make things like screws and containers using plastics and powders. Charlie Crum is a director at the Postal Service OIG. His office has a plan to help the agency jump into the 3D printing business, and he shared that plan on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: 3D printing , Charlie Crum , USPS IG , technology

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:51pm EDT
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