Assessments show that we are off to a good start–but have much more work to do as we transition our overall efforts towards effective agency implementation. U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra explains.
The I-94 form from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, received the Grand WonderMark Award from the Center for Plain Language for the worst and most unclear communication. Chairman Dr. Annetta Cheek tells us about the other winners and losers.
The Department of Defense is putting innovation and creativity into their engineering efforts. They have announced the winners of the Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards that recognize the best value innovations that government and business develop to create cost-effective program solutions. Team leader David Szczublewski explains how.
Scientists as communicators isn’t as far fetched as it may sound. Dr Randy Olson explains.
Congress is looking for ways to make sure foreign contractors follow U.S. laws and regulations. Alan Chvotkin, Executive Vice President and Counsel at the Professional Services Council has details.
Business Software Alliance Releases Guide to Help Nations Craft Cyber Policies, Microsoft Issues Workaround For Serious SharePoint Vulnerability
NTEU files motion to end internship program, VA finds eHealth bug, 8a Contracting program riddled with fraud
While the U.S. high-tech industry lost 245,600 jobs in 2009, federal IT employees and contractors may have dodged the biggest bullets. Josh James, Director of Research for the TechAmerica Foundation, and Olga Grkavac, executive vice president, public sector, TechAmerica explain.
The Office of Personnel Management is working with Congress to implement the health reform law early by allowing health insurance coverage of employees’ adult dependent children up to age 26. Registered Employee Benefit Consultant Ed Zurndorfer gives us an update.
As Haiti rebuilds after last January’s massive earthquake, the need for access to its statutes and other law-related materials has become paramount to the nation and its people, and organizations helping with the recovery effort. Roberta Shaffer and Mark Strattner with the Law Library of Congress explain.
The Government Information Security Leadership Awards (GISLAs) program has been recognizing the ongoing commitment by federal information security leaders to build a highly qualified and ethical workforce. Director Sarah Bohne tells us what’s new for this year.
Computer breaches starting to level off, GISLA awards open for nominations
OPM notes gains in training managers, CIA to station more analysts overseas, GAO finds counterfeit parts in military equipment
The troubled Defense Travel System may never be fixed unless there are drastic changes in the rules themselves about DOD travel. DTS director Pam Mitchell explains.