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Federal Service Impasses Panel back in action

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Service Impasses Panel is back to work with all new members.

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DoD fires hundreds of advisory board members, will conduct a review on effectiveness

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FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon has endorsed a new slate of initiatives to expand diversity within the ranks and reduce prejudice, including in recruiting, retention and professional development across the force. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon moves quickly to redistribute duties of now-abolished chief management officer

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

How the Biden administration can make DoD an innovation powerhouse

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DoD CMO gains new cachet as ‘secretary of the fourth estate’

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Senate Defense bill would eliminate DoD’s chief management officer

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks by video teleconference from U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Thursday, May 7, 2020, with military medical specialists at civilian hospitals in New York and Connecticut. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)

Board recommends eliminating DoD CMO’s office, replacing it with one of 3 options

An independent assessment by the Defense Business Board found DoD’s chief management officer is “nearly unanimously” viewed as ineffective — partly…

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DoD stands up 9 teams to look for cost savings via shared services, business reforms

The Defense Department’s new chief management officer is looking for “immediate wins” in cutting bureucratic inefficiency, starting with more reliance…

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DoD still haunted by $125 billion efficiency report

A Defense Business Board report remains a thorn in DoD’s side, even as the agency stands to get an additional $54 billion in spending for fiscal 2018.

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