Outdated government IT systems and processes hinder many federal and state agencies’ ability to deliver services. This fact has been well known and disturbingly unresolved, even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Mike Hettinger and Richard Beutel, who represent Unison, a reverse auction platform provider, make the case for why Congress should let agencies use the acquisition tool for personal protective equipment.
The rapid surge in remote work due to the current pandemic is putting a spotlight on the need to make the transition to cloud happen much more quickly.
Many factors point to fraud emerging as one of the top “second-wave” challenges in the months following the initial battle to contain the coronavirus.
In the face of the coronavirus and the multiple compounding crises connected with this pandemic, how could a failure to meet financial obligations affect your security clearance?
During Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), let’s take a moment to thank civil servants and recognize the contributions they make to our way of life, every day — pandemic or not.
Contrary to what some may think, the Federal Circuit did not invalidate the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act and it did not permit administrative judges to mitigate discipline imposed on VA employees.
The government needs scalable, secure and powerful analytics technology to make sure resources aren’t lost to fraud, waste or abuse.
Howard Spira, chief information officer at the Export-Import Bank, offers how-to advice for employees and managers to be professionally and personally successful as full-time teleworkers.
Hexagon U.S. Federal COO Chris Bellios argues that mid-size to large firms with employees working as federal contractors, particularly on defense and intelligence contracts, need consideration to ensure work is able to continue and that both firms and employees are able to remain financially secure during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Rich Beutel, founder of Cyrrus Analytics, offers some predictions for how the coronavirus will reshape how agencies buy products and services.
Yet seasoned investors know that stock market declines are inevitable. Only two questions come to mind when a decline begins: How deep will it be? How long will it last?
Essential employees? Yes, to do the work. But important employees? I guess not.
The notion that agencies could fire federal employees for “disloyalty” or personal political beliefs has long been dispensed with, and was codified in the Civil Service Reform Act, now over 40 years old.