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Agencies can save billions shedding ‘vastly underutilized’ office space, board finds

GSA has sold 10 of a dozen properties on PBRB’s list of high-value recommendations, and expects to sell another property by the end of July.

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Joni Ernst

GOP lawmakers demand SBA postpone IT upgrades amid year-end contract spending surge

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Customer experience

Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

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Election 2024 Trump

House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

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APTOPIX Election 2024 Trump

The Secret Service is investigating how a gunman who shot and injured Trump was able to get so close

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DHS improves workforce engagement in 2024 FEVS

In 2022, for the first time in a decade, DHS didn't come in last place in the Best Places to Work rankings. In 2023, it climbed two more rankings, showing the DHS workforce is growing more engaged.

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FNN motorcycle event raises fresh charity funds

Three federally connected charities benefit each year from Federal News Network's fundraising motorcycle ride, organized by Federal Drive Host Tom Temin.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Why the State Department wants to set up federally-funded research and development centers

Industry was puzzled by the State Department’s plan to establish three federally-funded research and development centers, FFRDCs.

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Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

How the election could affect your Thrift Savings Plan returns

This year’s presidential election is proving a bit more volatile than we’ve seen in recent years. What might that mean for investment returns?

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FEMA

FEMA is still on the hook for several pandemic-related expenses

FEMA used disaster relief funds to cover the costs of vaccinations and testing sites, among other things.

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Cloud Exchange: Evolving infrastructure based on mission need, speed

“When we think about the demand cycles that agencies may have … it can make a lot of sense to not own all of that iron inside of your data center,” says Red Hat’s Adam Clater. It’s why agencies increasingly rely on CSPs to meet infrastructure needs.

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FedRAMP’s 2 new efforts target long-time vendor frustrations

The cloud security program launched two programs, an agile delivery pilot and a new technical documentation hub, to accelerate cloud authorizations.

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computer, technology, IT

USDS measures its impact in longevity, not just raw numbers

Mina Hsiang, the administrator of the USDS, said its recently-released annual report highlights the office’s impact in real numbers and success stories.

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FAA short-staffed on air traffic controllers, technicians during peak travel season, union warns

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing staffing challenges during the peak travel season.

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cyber incident reporting

DHS official details efforts to harmonize cyber incident reporting rules

DHS cyber lead Iranga Kahangama also says the proposed cyber incident reporting rule is not “simply a land grab,” as some criticize it for being overly broad.

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Defense News

Customer experience

Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

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CJADC2, Low earth orbit, USINDOPACOMNational Geospatial Intelligence Agency

This company is helping government satellite operators improve awareness of threats in low-earth orbit

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NDAA, POGO, 2025 National Defense Authorization Act

NDAA amendment to give more authority to DoD components to buy cyber products

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Pay & Benefits

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

How the election could affect your Thrift Savings Plan returns

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VA, IT, data

VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

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Technology

Customer experience

Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

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Workforce

Election 2024 Trump

House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

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APTOPIX Election 2024 Trump

The Secret Service is investigating how a gunman who shot and injured Trump was able to get so close

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Congress-FAA

FAA short-staffed on air traffic controllers, technicians during peak travel season, union warns

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