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  • President Obama’s promise for change has attracted many people to work for his administration. But it’s taking longer for many to live out their dream because of a high number of applicants and vacancies in…

    April 10, 2009
  • The Pentagon plans to hire tens of thousands of acquisition workers over the next five years. What kind of education and training does it take to get into this field? Charles Tompkins is a professor…

    April 10, 2009
  • By Jason Miller Executive Editor FederalNewsRadio The Homeland Security Department wants to consolidate its multiple procurement systems into one for the entire agency. In a request for information issued April 2 on the FedBizOpps.gov Web…

    April 09, 2009
  • A few weeks ago, the Federal News Radio Book Club featured Jeff Jarvis’ What Would Google Do? The book is fascinating for many industries — there is a false but growing thought that Google has…

    April 09, 2009
  • Is all tax software created equal? The Government Accountability Office doesn’t think so. They recently published a report, Tax Administration: Many Taxpayers Rely on Tax Software and IRS Needs to Assess Associated Risks, that calls…

    April 09, 2009
  • Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has called for, “a dramatic change in the way we acquire military equipment.” Gates has also said that he wants to rely less on contractors and more on civilian civil…

    April 09, 2009
  • Dr. Gerald Cross, Dr. Steven Jones, & Dr. Robert Kolodner The Progress, The Promise, and The Importance of Electronic Health Records and Health Information Sharing to the Delivery of Health Care April 13 & April 15

    April 09, 2009
  • We learned earlier this week about Defense Secretary Roberts Gates’ proposed budget for 2010. Gates is calling for 39,000 full-time civil servants to be hired in the next five years, but how will that affect…

    April 09, 2009
  • Ed O\'Hare GSA April 9, 2009

    April 08, 2009
  • The House’s oversight of reform for the acquisition system at the Pentagon is done by the Defense Acquisition Reform Panel, under the auspices of the House Armed Services Committee. Last week the panel heard from…

    April 07, 2009
  • By Jason Miller Executive Editor FederalNewsRadio The General Services Administration added Sprint to the growing number of vendors offering secure Internet gateway services through the Networx telecommunications contract. Sprint, joins AT&T and Qwest, to offer…

    April 07, 2009
  • If the Obama administration plans on making federal employees more than just overhead, it will start to make changes with its submission to Congress of the 2010 budget in less than a month. That is…

    April 07, 2009
  • The drug wars in Mexico continue, but now there’s hope. About 6,300 people were murdered in the drug wars there last year and Mexico’s economy is expected to shrink by at least three percent this…

    April 07, 2009
  • Defense Secretary Gates is taking a new look at Pentagon spending. FederalNewsRadio’s Max Cacas has been monitoring today’s briefing and tells us more.

    April 06, 2009