A bipartisan group of seven members of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee wrote to every major agency and several smaller ones seeking information about the cyber defects announced by Juniper Networks in December.
Uncle Sam did have a major — in some cases record-breaking — event over the weekend. It closed many operations in many places. Others carried on. All kept vital functions going, no matter what.
The great CEOs of American history make up a ceaselessly fascinating bunch. Movies, though, not so much.
Karen Terrell, vice president of SAS Federal, argues that adaptive case management could transform the current approach to reviewing federal employees and contractors with security clearances.
With all of the hype surrounding the passage of phased retirement, you might have expected thousands of people to have signed up. But only a relative handful have to date. Jeff Neal, former DHS chief human capital officer, offers a reason why.
Fear of asteroids can conjures up snickers, like worries of a spaceship veering in on the National Mall. In reality, asteroids whack at the Earth regularly.
Richard Lieberman, a consultant and retired attorney, offers insights into when a contractor should sue its government customer.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has ordered the service, including the Marine Corps, to review all job or rank titles with the aim of removing “man” as a descriptor syllable.
Joe Carson, a 31-year federal employee and a prevailing whistleblower, explains why he believes the U.S. Office of Special Counsel withdrew its rule about contractor whistleblower disclosures.
The Safe Drinking Water Act requires the EPA to set standards for drinking water. It’s safe to say, what was coming out of the taps in Flint doesn’t qualify.
Lou Kerestesy, founder and CEO, GovInnovators, highlights the first steps for agencies should consider when creating a place to promote innovation.
Of the 1,000 or 1,200 political positions, very few appointees actually do apply to burrow in. In fact, most depart early for the misty shores of think tanks, consultancies, and corporate USA.
Green shoots of renewal have helped former basket cases like Cleveland, Youngstown, Pittsburgh, Wheeling, and Detroit. The federal government has had a role in many instances.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, argues OMB and GSA are not following the money when trying to improve federal procurement processes.