The Office of Personnel Management has also answered additional questions about the status of federal employee probationary periods, career ladder promotions and other human resources questions after the government shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department’s Inspector General says the Air Force missed certain steps that could have prevented last year’s mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
The White House’s task force on artificial intelligence expects to release this spring an updated version of the AI research and development (R&D) plan the Obama administration launched two years ago.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new policy from the National Science Foundation will require grant recipients to report the findings of any sexual harassment investigation against a researcher.
Social media has become a useful tool for federal agencies to show off the work they do every day.
OPM allowed each federal agency to decide how it would deal with the ongoing Metro Safetrack maintenance plan. Here’s how they’ve responded.
Scientists manning the Laser Interometer Gravitational Wave Observatory recently confirmed the existence of gravity waves rippling across the immensity of the universe, it captured the imagination of many people. Dr. Fleming Crim, assistant director for mathematical and physical sciences at the National Science Foundation, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what it takes to make such a monumental discovery.
Chief financial officers often see some of the same challenges in hiring and recruiting financial managers, producing cost information and performance and risk management that they encountered 25 years ago.
Federal chief financial officers say financial management shared services make a lot of sense, as long as it’s for someone else. A new Federal News Radio survey of CFOs and deputy CFOs finds a majority of respondents aren’t likely to move to a shared services provider in the next five years. Federal News Radio’s executive editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with details about the survey results.
Federal News Radio’s annual chief financial officers survey found dealing with budget reductions and workforce challenges continue to be top priorities. At the National Science Foundation, CFO Martha Rubenstein said her office completed what may be the last modernized financial management system done by the private sector.