• U.S. Department of the Interior

    Richard Beck Director, Office of Planning and Performance August 4th and 6th, 2008

  • Department of the Interior

    Richard Beck Director, Office of Planning and Performance December 1st and 3rd, 2008

  • Tuesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Personnel agency clarifies Inauguration Day policies (GovExec) IG: OMB doesn’t influence DOD in competitive sourcing (FCW) FBI plans large hiring blitz of agents, experts (Reuters) Madoff scandal, SEC role under scrutiny JetBlue, TSA Workers Settle…

  • If a Tree Moves in the Forest…

    The Forest Service could be moving. The office is now under the Department of Agriculture – but could soon fall under Interior. Robin Nazzaro is Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Issues at the Government…

  • SAMMIES Tracker: Allan Comp’s Hardrock cachet

    Some of the most environmentally degraded communities can be found in Appalachian coal country and the Western Hardrock mining region. Dr. Allan Comp, a program analyst with the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface…

  • Power outages prompt move of National Park Service datacenter

    Several ”unexpected power interruptions” in Washington have sparked a datacenter move to a new server in Denver.

  • Filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles history of National Parks

    The Washington, D.C. area is home to one of the largest concentrations of national parks in the country. But do you know what it took to make the National Parks what they are today? A new documentary on America’s National parks airs all this week on public television.

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    Alan P. Balutis Director and Distinguished Fellow Cisco Business Solutions Group

  • Interior open about Open Government plans

    The plan includes the specific actions DOI will undertake to incorporate the key principles of transparency, collaboration and participation into its core mission. Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Jackson from the Office of Technology, Information and Business Services explains.

  • GAO: Agency rules allow conferences at resort locations

    A recent GAO report looked at agencies’ policies for choosing the locations of conferences and found that cost was the number one factor when it came to planning. Details from GAO’s Lorelei St. James.