In today’s Federal Newscast, A DHS IG report reveals that a quarter of the 8,000 TSA officers who left the agency in fiscal 2017, left within the first six months on the job.
Michelle Jacobs, the director of DLA’s hosting office, said the agency is using commercial cloud services to host more than 60 percent of its applications and wants to move toward a software-as-a-service model.
Occasionally things don’t go as planned with DLA suppliers and therefore potentially with customers. Ombudsman Timothy Stark joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain his process.
At many agencies, HR is one of those overhead services that can consume a surprising amount of money. It’s also a place where managers can find cost savings.
For federal workers, making a mid-life career change does not always mean leaving government.
Army Corps’ working on cyber and user services roadmap to make processes and cloud transition more ‘reliable, agile, and capable.’
The Defense Logistics Agency says it has addressed several of the weaknesses that allowed undercover GAO investigators to obtain “controlled” military equipment by posing as a fake federal law enforcement agency. But some members of Congress say the steps aren’t enough, and want the program suspended.
Jeff Neal, the former DHS chief human capital officer, shares his most widely-read column of 2016, which is sadly still timely.
A Bahrain owned company also saw a increases in government contracting, while GE and Verizon lost federal business.
Government contractors and GAO are likely to be busy this summer responding to several billion-dollar solicitations for IT services and dealing with the corresponding protests from the losing bidders.