A summary of agencies’ chief human capital challenges from the Office of Personnel Management points to the General Schedule as the “single greatest obstacle” to competing with the private sector for critical talent. It’s second report in as many weeks from the federal community that describes major challenges with decades-old civil service systems.
Trump is mulling an executive order that would ban “ugly” federal buildings and bring back classical styles.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office found federal employees are contributing and saving more for retirement, due to two Thrift Savings Plan policy changes.
Agencies will likely miss out on the symbiotic relationship between performance and engagement. Strategically, the better approach is to integrate these two critically important human capital processes by making performance management the centerpiece of the employee engagement strategy.
DISA, cybersecurity and non-CIOs talking tech seemed to draw the interest of Federal News Network listeners and readers in 2019 on the Ask the CIO show.
Jenny Rone, the assistant inspector general for data science at the Department of Agriculture, and Larry Koskinen, the chief risk officer for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, are turning to pilots to use data in new ways and gain support throughout the agency.
HUD stands out as the first agency to pay back the TMF, based on cost savings it achieved under a project to move five of its critical business systems from a legacy Unisys data center mainframe to the cloud.
Federal agencies and contractors are doing more to avoid using the suspension and debarment process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a long series of repairs and upgrades, the Japan-based destroyer now undergoing a series of at-sea tests and training.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Offices says one-third of the Veterans Affairs workforce is eligible to retire by 2022, and the agency has no succession plan in place.