On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss the latest jobs report and and how sequestration is affecting the economy of Fairfax County Virginia. April 11, 2013
Gordon Heddel of Booz Allen Hamilton talks about the challenges of creating a smarter but not bigger government. Aaron Miller of the Wilson Center discusses the hurdles awaiting new Secretary of State John Kerry. Bloomberg Government’s Rob Barnett talks about President Obama’s environmental policy. John Mahoney of Tully Rinckey says furloughed feds won’t lose their rights.
GSA, State and the Air Force are starting to see the benefits of using social media data to improve services and not focusing so much on how it’s delivered. Challenges and contests are examples of this information-centric approach. But the dependence on and acceptance of social media platforms is growing across nearly every agency.
While social media has permeated nearly all aspects of American life, in many corners of the government, employees and managers are still figuring out how Facebook, Twitter and a host of other digital technologies can help them do their jobs better. A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton presents case studies of effective uses of social media and provides tips for developing a coherent strategy.
GSA also renews a contract to improve its human resources shared service provider effort. The Federal Acquisition Institute will hold an industry day in November to discuss two new solicitations.
RSA and Booz Allen Hamilton said they will jointly develop new information security products and offer them as managed services.
Michael Isman, vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, says agencies adopting a bring-your-own- device strategy should do so as part of their larger digital strategy.
Melanie Pustay of the Justice Department discusses FOIA requests. Tim Burke talks about GSA’s City Pairs Program. Booz Allen Hamilton’s Michael Isman reviews the benefits of BYOD. The Hill’s Jeremy Herb offers his take on the Republicans’ vice presidential candidate.
Two former federal human-capital experts joined In Depth with Francis Rose for a for a conversation about leadership and management at federal agencies: Jeff Neal, former CHCO at the Homeland Security Department, now a senior vice president at ICF International; and Ron Sanders, the first CHCO of the Intelligence Community, who’s now a senior executive adviser at Booz Allen Hamilton.
The Air Force lifted a suspension on Booz Allen Hamilton’s office in San Antonio, Texas, after Booz Allen took responsibility for the improper disclosure of sensitive information on a pending contract.