Meg Beasley

  • Employee unions to form coalition about feds

    Several federal employee unions will join a new group to raise awareness about the federal workforce. The National Treasury Employee Union also is holding its annual legislative conference to lobby lawmakers on key issues such as furloughs and health care.

  • Reporters’ Roundup: CR’s impact on DoD, unions form coalition

    These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • OMB turns up oversight heat with cyberstat

    The administration’s IT agenda for fiscal 2012 will include new tools to combat cyber threats as well as major overhauls to how agencies manage their systems. Agency CIOs say agility will be important moving forward.

  • Reporters’ Roundup: IT system fix, Cyber Command collaboration

    These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today. The Office of Management and Budget started with techstats to fix problematic IT systems. Agencies should get ready for cyberstat sessions–a new, more…

  • Fusion Centers facing growing pains

    One DHS official said efforts to encourage collaboration between federal and local law enforcement agencies are off to a good start. But he said the full potential of fusion centers isn’t being realized yet.

  • Reporters’ Roundup: computer network health, smartphones in the Army

    These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • DoD wants common cyber picture

    The Cyber Command is focused on achieving real-time capabilities, but the director of current operations said they still have serious work to do. He appealed to industry leaders for help designing a sufficient platform.

  • Reporters’ Roundup: Contractors’ dilemma in shutdown, DoD’s access card, Cyber Command challenges

    These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • SSA facing potential budget cuts, IT delays

    Agency officials say the House’s proposed budget could mean furloughs and layoffs. Reduced funding also could slow the construction of SSA’s new data center. Officials say the current computer center poses a high risk for outages that would impact critical operations.

  • Survey, law grow telework optimism

    OPM reports a rise in teleworking from 2008 – 2009. The survey shows satisfaction among feds who do telework, but reveals barriers that are keeping others from doing so. One Congressman hopes the new law will turn interest in telework into practice.