• Using social media at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Darren Ash, deputy executive director of corporate management at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will talk about how the agency is using youtube and other social media. November 8, 2011

  • SBA, CDC, NRC offer buyouts

    The three agencies have joined a growing number that are offering incentive payments for employees to leave the payroll. Federal News Radio provides a roundup of recent buyout offers.

  • NRC’s $252M Dell IT contract survives protest

    This is the largest technology services contract ever from the agency.

  • OMB teeing up financial, HR systems for the cloud

    Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said there are more than 1,000 of these back-office systems and moving them to private cloud providers could save billions. Several agencies, including Labor and EEOC, already have moved their financial systems to a private cloud. Kundra envisions an interagency effort similar to the one for email where agencies commit to using a governmentwide contract for these services.

  • NRC inundated with FOIAs after Japan earthquake

    Agency CIO Darren Ash said media and citizens wanted more information than ever about what NRC is doing in the U.S. and in Japan to deal with the nuclear power safety. Ash said the agency is considering both technology and process improvements to its FOIA processes. June 9, 2011

  • Four agencies must move to new FM systems

    Interior’s National Business Center no longer will support CGI’s Momentum software forcing NRC, EEOC, FLRB and NTSB to find a new financial management system provider.

  • North Anna nuke plant No. 7 on most earthquake-prone list

    Unfazed by the potential fallout in Japan and a cautionary listing from nuclear regulators, one of two nuclear power plants in the D.C. area is considering expansion.

  • Interagency team mobilizes in Japan disaster response

    David Silverberg, editor of Homeland Security Today, has an update on the mission to Tokyo.

  • Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

    Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

  • McDermott to retire from NRC after 38 years

    Jim McDermott, the director of the Office of Human Resources, will leave the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Jan. 1.