Commentary: Former DHS human capital exec Jeff Neal says we should rethink how HR approaches this responsibility of protecting the personal data of federal workers.
Commentary: Can federal agencies have a second chance? Federal Drive host Tom Temin says serious failures are often rewarded with big budget increases, but reputation is harder to recover.
Commentary: Former DHS human capital exec Jeff Neal asks: Why does government not compete effectively? Can we address the problems? Or is government never going to be able to compete?
Commentary: No metric can really capture the essence of any object or program, or the people\'s dedication to it, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Commentary: Strategies, lessons learned won\'t be necessary if Congress does what everyone knows is the responsible thing to do.
Commentary: Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, writes that some of the pricing data initiatives are sending a disheartening message to GSA\'s contracting workforce. The Multiple Award Schedules are not in business to be the Dollar Store, he writes.
President Obama hasn\'t given up on consolidating six business-related agencies into one, and for good reason, says Jeff Neal.
Commentary: The solution to the sequester quandary is obvious, so Congress should just do its job so agencies can do theirs.
Commentary: Before turning to Silicon Valley for all the answers, government agencies should look to local talent in the D.C. area, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Commentary: One of the major government conferences of the year also could plant the seeds for what government events can be — and should be.
Commentary: Career federal (and other public) employees have a property interest in their jobs. It\'s a major distinction with the private sector. It\'s a long established fact. But when\'s the last time you heard it stated, asks Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Commentary: In-Depth host Francis Rose says getting the Postal Service on solid ground needs both a long-term and short-term plan that may mean making significant changes to the historical role of the organization.
Commentary: Federal Drive host Tom Temin wonders what qualifies as \"fed-bashing\" these days, and what that means for workforce morale.
Borrowing the military compensation commission concept and applying it to the civilian workforce could usher in a new era of certainty for employees, agencies and Congress.