Following instructions from the Office of Management and Budget, federal agencies on Wednesday began to impose new mask requirements for federal employees, contractors and visitors inside government buildings, regardless of their vaccination status.
A bipartisan group of House members are urging the National Archives and Records Administration to apply for assistance through Technology Modernization Fund to help digitize military records and address a backlog of pending requests more quickly.
Shelby Oakley, a director in the Government Accountability Office's Contracting and National Security Acquisitions team, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion of her agency's reports on key procurement programs in the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.
Dan McCune, the acting associate deputy assistant secretary of the Enterprise Program Management Office at the VA’s Office of Information and Technology, said the software development efforts are delivering 80% of new software capabilities in 90 days or less.
In today's Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs plans to add gender confirmation surgery to the list of benefits it offers to vets in its health care system.
Agencies have done their fair share of hiring during the pandemic, but the size of the federal workforce hasn't budged much in recent years.
The National Archives and Records Administration expects it will take 18-to-24 months to resolve a backlog of outstanding requests at the National Personnel Records Center -- once it has systems in place to digitize and share documents with other agencies.
Had the outcome gone differently, the case could have had potentially precedential consequences for federal employees, according to the Office of Special Counsel.
They're here to stay regardless. It works well when everyone keeps the mission as the North Star.
Veterans Health Administration has gone to expedited hiring, with the goal of getting people on board within three days of an offer.
The Marines obsess over something simple like a PT uniform while VA sweats bullets over its electronic health record.
Agencies have done their fair share of hiring during the pandemic, but the size of the federal workforce hasn't budged much in recent years. Today, Uncle Sam employs 1 million fewer people than it did during World War II.
Nearly all civilian agencies would see double-digit spending increases next year, according to the Biden administration's 2022 budget request, which officials previewed Friday.
CIOs at these agencies say there’s no going back to the status quo before the pandemic, and are looking at accelerating their IT investments.