The cloud of the future will handle larger workloads and a higher density of virtual machines per server, yet with less space and power consumption.
Many smart, well-informed and thoughtful people assume that the only alternative to the General Schedule is pay for performance, but Jeff Neal, former CHCO at the Homeland Security Department disagrees.
Despite the billions spent investing in systems, financial processes are such that when you add up all the layers, it takes something akin to archaeology for a citizen to unearth a specific fact about where and how money was spent, says Federal News Radio host Tom Temin.
Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security, says you shouldn’t believe everything you read — especially when it comes to federal employees.
PortfolioStat is widely deployed across federal agencies and thus well worth exploring how we may be able to maximize the benefits derived from it.
The STEM leader profile clearly shows the STEM leader is unlikely to be effectively served by traditional leader development programs.
The General Schedule worked well when half of Federal employees were GS-5 and below and most of the rest of the workforce was spread out over the remaining grades. Today, 7.4 percent of the Federal workforce is GS-5 and below.
HealthCare.gov was like other failed systems, the result of boiling a toxic stew of poorly defined requirements, the wrong contractor, insufficient oversight and unclear lines of authority.
Some blame procurement for HealthCare.gov’s troubles, but the root of the problem with the government’s health care website is a matter of pure project management.
GovTribe’s new app provides instant delivery of changes in solicitations from specific agencies or specific product categories.
The Nov. 1 shooting at Los Angeles International Airport sheds light on the public’s negative perception of transportation security officers. Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says its time to reevaluate how those federal employees are treated.
As business practices, information technology and cybersecurity threats become more industry-agnostic, competition across and between industries for cybersecurity professionals will remain fierce, says Earl Crane, former member of the White House National Security Staff. Though professionals will be in short supply for years to come, increased mobility among industries and government will bring a leveling of common cybersecurity skills across the profession.
Federal News Radio’s Tom Temin shares what’s been bugging him lately about the federal mobility strategy.
CEO Steve Ballmer’s exit from Microsoft feels like an end of the PC revolution era, Tom Temin writes. Though investors and a good many insiders feel it’s past time for new leadership for Microsoft, don’t shed a tear for Ballmer. Many of the tech rock stars of prior generations have moved on and made way for Apple, Google and Amazon.