A Commerce Department Inspector General report revealed that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office paid $18.3 million over a 15-month period to employees who may have falsely reported their time and attendance.
The National Academy of Public Administration has been holding panel discussions to come up with ideas for the next administration to hit the ground running.
After more than five years of leadership, Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, has announced he will be stepping down.
Cross-agency collaboration will be key to a successful transition for the next presidential administration. That's one top-level finding from a series of workshops conducted by the National Academy of Public Administration. Don Kettl, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland and chairman of the NAPA collaboration panel joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with the details.
A new president will occupy the White House in less than six months, but the National Academy of Public Administration says the outgoing commander-in-chief has plenty of job training to prepare for his successor.
Attracting a skilled federal cyber workforce means getting applicants, agencies and hiring managers on the same page when it comes to mission.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) wants to know how well agencies are following the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act. He asked about three dozen agencies about what resources they've spent, what additional help is needed and any best practices that they've learned along the way.
As the government prepares for another presidential transition, administration officials say it's important to build on the progress that's been made on agency accountability.
A new survey from NAPA and ICF found agencies say budget and workforce challenges stand in their way to moving more toward digital services. The administration is trying to address both of those through the 2017 budget request and new training.
That gap between how the public and private sectors embrace digital technology is at the heart of the most recent Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study.
A group of former and current federal executives advise against making the mobility provisions in the executive order to reform the Senior Executive Service too narrow.
Nomination as a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration is a sign you've made a difference to federal management and good governance. One recent inductee is Robert Taub, the acting chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission. After 30 years of experience in public service, he tells Federal News Radio's Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin what it means to be a NAPA fellow.
Federal News Radio is interviewing the latest class of National Academy of Public Administration fellows to find out what are some of the challenges federal managers face.
The National Academy of Public Administration has elected a new class of fellows. They will take on some of the most complex management and policy issues in government and report on them to Congress. Janet Hale is a member of the new class of NAPA Fellows. She's a director at Deloitte and Touche and former Undersecretary for Management at the Department of Homeland Security. She joined In Depth with Francis Rose to talk about what its to be a NAPA fellow.