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OMB aims to keep launch of digital A-Team on track

OMB has already deployed small teams to a few agencies to help with one-off digital projects, but the next step is standing up a more formal "Digital Service" within OMB. When fully operational, the office would be staffed with about 25 tech professionals from outside the government who would parachute into agencies on two-to-four-year rotations to help get new IT projects off the ground and help get wayward projects back on track.

Tags: hiring , OMB , Steve VanRoekel , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:03am EDT

OPM launching federal hiring toolkit, new interactive dashboard to reach cross-agency goals

The progress update on Performance.gov shows agencies are taking steps to improve the hiring process, keep Senior Executive Service officials more involved in management and continue promoting employee engagement.

Tags: management , OPM , performance , Performance.gov , SES , CHCO , employee engagement , hiring , Stephanie Wasko

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:04pm EDT

Cold Warrior Fed remembers: All ways to Berlin

Remember the Cold War? It seems hard to believe there was one, and to know what it was like. But today's guest column was written by a German-born DoD civilian who was back in Europe in the mid-1980s.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , Cold War

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 02:00am EDT

VA forming cadre of specially-trained acquisition workers

Ford Heard, the Veterans Affairs associate deputy assistant secretary for Procurement Policy, Systems and Oversight, said his office will launch the acquisition corps and program management framework in the coming months to further professionalize the agency's acquisition workforce. A Federal News Radio survey of chief acquisition officers and other senior acquisition managers says workforce training and retention remain among their biggest priorities and challenges.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , contracting , Ford Heard , Veterans Affairs , training , program management , suspension and debarment , strategic sourcing , T4 , CXO Surveys , Jason Miller , exclusive

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:56am EDT
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GPO to offer buyouts in first quarter of FY 2015

The Government Printing Office its employees Tuesday that it planned to request authority from Congress and the Office of Personnel Management to offer buyouts and early outs to 1,850 of its employees. The agency aims to reduce its workforce by 100 positions or 5 percent.

Tags: GPO , buyouts , Davita Vance-Cook , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:06pm EDT

One woman's success inside the Intelligence Community

Jill Singer, partner at Deep Water Point and former CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office, sits down with Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm, for a discussion about cloud computing and insider threats.

Tags: Jill Singer , Deep Water Point , NRO , Intelligence Community , cloud computing , insider threats , mentoring , STEM , management , CIO , Gigi Schumm , Aileen Black , Women of Washington

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 09:15am EDT

Feds and the Cold War

For a lot of people, the Cold War seems almost like a surreal event. But for decades, it was a very real, at times very hot, war. And there are probably some people in your office who are bona fide cold warriors, like today's guest columnist.

Tags: DoD , Cold War , Mike Causey , Federal Report

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:00am EDT

Obama to expand safeguards for transgender workers

The White House is preparing an executive order offering transgender federal workers formal protection from discrimination at work, President Barack Obama announced Monday.

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , LGBT

Monday - 06/30/2014, 11:52pm EDT

Take my job, please!

When you go from intern to top manager and then, later, to retiree, you learn a lot. Today we hear from a NARFE local president who says the phased retirement program, when it starts, could be a great thing for young workers and old-timers, too.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , retirement , phased retirement

Monday - 06/30/2014, 02:00am EDT

The state of terrorism at home and abroad

Terrorism experts Christopher Harmon and Michael Kraft will discuss what the federal government is doing to fight terrorism around the world, and Linda Rix, co-CEO of FastYeti Incorporated will talk about her new website vetsHQ.com.
June 27, 2014

Tags: terrorism , counterterrorism , Christopher Harmon , Marine Corps University , Michael Kraft , Linda Rix , FastYeti Incorporated , VetsHQ.com , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:48pm EDT
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