President Barack Obama\'s memo directing OPM and federal agencies to implement leave practices that support parental leave was a good start, but more needs to be done, says former DHS human capital exec Jeff Neal.
The so-called \"retirement wave\" isn\'t coming. But a dramatically different workforce challenge is coming fast.
Republican leadership in Congress needs a makeover of the way it oversees the executive branch if it expects different results, says In Depth host Francis Rose.
Some CIOs are asking what the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act will really change. Tom Temin, host of the Federal Drive has some answers in a new commentary.
The next two weeks may reveal the Republican Congress\' real ability to govern, for better or worse.
Having the Army Corps of Engineers take over the Denver hospital project is no doubt an embarrassment to VA. But it\'s a great opportunity to ask tough questions about whether VA should even be in the construction business at all, Federal News Radio\'s Francis Rose says in a new commentary.
The way to better, more trustworthy government is through fixing broken systems and processes, and funding them adequately, says Federal News Radio's Tom Temin in a new commentary.
Abby Herriman, senior vice president for HighPoint Global, says transforming how agencies serve their customers starts with more effective use of technology and more efficient processes.
The real test will be if the panel created by the administration is allowed to tell the truth and make something happen, says Federal News Radio's Francis Rose in a new commentary.
Liam Ackland, president of NGA.NET North America, encourages agencies to model their recruiting strategies after successful college basketball teams, which traditionally shy away from "one-and-dones."
The key to SES reform is not about tweaking the SES or writing a set of guiding principles that no one will follow. Former DHS human capital exec Jeff Neal takes you inside his idea for an entirely new merit-based construct, neither career nor political, that is focused on a much smaller number of critical federal jobs.
The wave of the future in government digital innovation may be in the open source arena, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Two huge steps could go a long way toward healing the frustration taxpayers have with agencies and vendors, says Federal News Radio's Francis Rose in a new commentary.
How long are we going to let outdated practices, inefficient processes and unequipped leadership disarm real innovation? asks Paul Brubaker, a former Defense Department official, in a new commentary.