As telework gets old, leadership needs to remember the whole employee. That's why some agencies are taking steps for the care and feeding of their employees' psyches as this wears on.
The federal fourth quarter spending spree is in full swing with agencies expected to spend more money during the last three months of 2020 than they have spent in the previous five years during the final quarter of the fiscal year.
About 700 employees are part of the Agriculture Department's phase two reopening, which began June 22 in the national capital region. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged employees may feel some anxiety about returning to work but said he wanted them to feel comfortable at the office.
The pandemic has changed when and how federal employees work, creating new challenges and opportunities for managers, leaders at several agencies say.
Keith Bluestein, the NASA associate CIO, is coming back to SBA to take over for Maria Roat who left in May to become the federal deputy CIO.
Today's the day NASA and the United States gain back the ability to launch astronauts into low earth orbit.
That'll be one small step in the history of space exploration, but a giant leap for NASA.
In today's Federal Newscast, the IG Independence Act would limit the grounds a president has to remove an inspector general.
Throughout the pandemic, Congress has not missed the Congressional Record. Nor have Executive Branch agencies missed the Federal Register. All thanks to the Government Publishing Office.
For years, NASA has been inviting coders and scientists to an annual hackathon called Space Apps. This year it is aimed at the coronavirus.
In the last couple of weeks, GAO has reissued reminders on open recommendations. It's a long list.
Jeff Seaton is the new acting CIO at NASA while Jay Huie leaves GSA after 10 years and Vera Ashworth joins GSA after spending the last 15 years in the private sector.
For a review of NASA's top technology priorities and how it's getting them done through the pandemic, Chief Technologist Douglas Terrier spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
NASA employees submitted more than 200 ideas to an agency-led crowdsourcing initiative designed to solicit coronavirus response solutions. A few of the ideas, including prototypes for two new ventilation and breathing devices, are already under review for emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.