Federal managers often say they know how important innovation is, but they struggle to create an environment for innovation in government. Nishita Henry, a technology principal with Deloitte, tells Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about some fresh findings that map out forces driving innovation and governmental transformation.
Each year, Deloitte and the Partnership for Public Service rank federal agencies in their Best Places to Work listings. To find new insights, the authors are taking a closer look at agencies with similar missions. On Federal Drive with Tom Temin, David Dye, director of Deloitte’s Federal Human Capital Services. tells Federal News Radio’s Eric White some of the differences between federal law enforcement agencies at the top and bottom of the rankings.
Tom Davis, director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte, joins Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to talk about about the presidential primary campaigns and the current political climate. April 26, 2016
The Office of Management and Budget is developing an IT modernization policy for civilian agencies that would require them to do a majority of the up-front planning to prepare for the funding should Congress approve the initiative.
Defense companies are expected to increase hiring for the first time in five years, but that could create problems for the Defense Department’s recruiting initiatives.
Commodities, the stock market and the Chinese economy might all be stalling. But there is one bright spot — worldwide military spending. U.S. defense spending is leading the way, but it’s not alone. Budgets are rising in several other major countries too. It’s all detailed in a survey just released by Deloitte. Tom Captain, vice chairman and U.S. and Global Aerospace and Defense sector leader at Deloitte, Joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin with some of the numbers and what they mean to contractors.
Even the smallest opinion counts at the agencies with the most satisfied employees, according to the results of the 2015 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government.
They’re out. The annual rankings of best places to work among federal agencies. Overall, things are looking up compared to last year. NASA is still the top-rated agency. But some at the lower end came up in the rankings, as did overall employee satisfaction. The survey is by the Office of Personnel Management, the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte put together the rankings. For the 2015 results, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership.
For the first time in four years, federal employee satisfaction and commitment improved among the workforce, according to the Partnership for Public Service’s 2015 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government.