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Agency collaboration founded in personal relationships

Several departments are seeing the benefits from governmentwide collaboration. The interagency National Intellectual Property Coordination Center used its relationships to get the word out more quickly about counterfeit air bags that potentially could explode on impact. HR University absorbed millions of dollars in performance management training courses from an agency who on the CHCO Council.

Tags: management , collaboration , DHS , HUD , CHCO Council , Kathryn Medina , Lisa Danzig , Lev Kubiak , Dennis Blasius , Consumer Product Safety Commission , National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center , Jason Miller , HR University , veteran homelessness

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 06:01am EST
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Homeless rate steady in latest government estimate

A vigorous effort to house the homeless has been countered somewhat by a sluggish economy. The federal government and local communities have greatly increased the number of beds available to the homeless over the last four years, either through emergency shelters or through government-subsidized apartments and houses. But the struggling economy contributed to the number of homeless people in the United States remaining stable between January 2011 and January 2012.

Tags: HUD , veterans homelessness , Eric Shinseki , Mark Johnston

Monday - 12/10/2012, 12:47am EST

Panetta, Shinseki order swifter progress toward joint health records

The heads of DoD and VA met on Thursday, and decided they wanted to a plan to speed up the delivery of an integrated health record system, currently scheduled for implementation in 2017.

Tags: technology , DoD , Eric Shinseki , Leon Panetta , electronic health record , information sharing , health IT , veterans benefits , VBMS , Jared Serbu

Friday - 12/07/2012, 06:10am EST
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VA registers 'GI Bill' as a trademark

The GI Bill is now a registered trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is now the sole owner of the phrase.

Tags: GI Bill , Katie Howard , trademark

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 09:44am EST

Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 29

OMB Controller Danny Werfel explains how agencies have been able to cut improper payments. Also, the VA's Mary Santiago discusses the hurdles to hiring more veterans into the federal workforce.

Tags: Federal Drive , Danny Werfel , OMB , Mary Santiago , Gerry Connolly , USPS , Jeremy Grant , NIST

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 08:31am EST

House Republicans deride VA for non-answers on conference spending

The Veterans' Affairs Committee is turning up its oversight heat after Veterans Affairs officials "stonewalled" their questions. Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) said there are 66 outstanding questions on conference spending that the committee has been waiting for answers from VA since August. VA pushed back saying it has responded as quickly and as accurately as possible.

Tags: management , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Jeff Miller , W. Scott Gould , Phillipa Anderson , conference spending , fraud, waste and abuse , Congress , oversight , Jason Miller

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 05:26am EST
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Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 20

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) describes the bipartisan support around the DATA Act. Michael Courts of the GAO recaps his testimony on diplomatic security related to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Charles H. Romine of NIST explains how medical professionals can make meaningful use of electronic records.

Tags: Federal Drive , Michael Courts , GAO , Benghazi , Ed Meagher , Legal Loop , Joe Petrillo , contracting , Kathleen Stratton , Pew Charitable Trusts , Charles Romine , NIST , technology , Vince Micone , CFC

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 09:11am EST

VA contract moves 600,000 email users to the cloud

The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded a five- year, $36 million contract to HP Enterprise Services to move 600,000 VA users to the cloud for email and calendar use.

Tags: HP , technology , cloud computing , FAA , EPA

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 12:30pm EST
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