Host Derrick Dortch is joined by Julie Rochman, president of the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety. August 26, 2011
Daniel Fiorino, an American University professor and author of an IBM Center report on the 2009 executive order mandating sustainability, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the green efforts a little less than two years later. In his report, he said agencies could learn from the private sector’s sustainability efforts.
Dr. Andrea Morris, BRAC Coordinator for Arlington Virginia, joins host Derrice Dortch on today’s program. August 19, 2011
David Wise, the Government Accountabilty Office’s director of physical infrastructure issues, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the agency’s recent report that deemed federal real property high-risk because of an overreliance on leasing. GAO said it’s often cheaper to actually own property rather than renting.
The General Services Administration has named 599 small disadvantaged firms to its 8(a) STARS II contract. The governmentwide IT contract, with a ceiling of $10 billion, is bigger and broader than its predecessors.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the best way to dispose of nearly 90,000 vacant or underutilized federal properties. While some lawmakers see property sales as a way to generate cash, it’s not clear how much the properties are actually worth.
New details on travel options for feds who are fated to move to the MARC center, as part of BRAC.
While the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 required agencies to include telework policies in their continuity of operation plans, GAO found agencies lack a definition of what ”inclusion” means.
By Ruben Gomez Federal News Radio The General Services Administration (GSA) will revamp federal IT purchase contracts, in keeping with the administration’s National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship released Wednesday. GSA will remove all products that…
The Defense and Energy departments are starting two new joint research and demonstration projects intended to help DoD become less reliant on petroleum.
Eric Patterson, director of the Federal Protective Service, said at a recent hearing that reworking the agency’s current reform programs will help to improve past issues of training, communication and security.
Jacob Haynes, the Defense Contract Management Agency’s CIO, said a zero client set up will rely totally on the cloud for all computing needs. July 14, 2011
Senators Tom Carper and Rob Portman requested information from agencies on the number of excess and underutilized properties they currently own. The senators expect a progress report by July 25.
Even as Americans are getting bigger it seems their work stations and cubicles are getting smaller. So, senior correspondent Mike Causey says, you literally are in a tight space.