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Money for IT modernization is available, if you know where to find it

Mark Forman, the former administrator for e-government and IT at OMB and Gloria Parker, a former CIO at HUD, helped author a new white paper from the Partnership…

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Lack of transition support from OPM raises concerns the agency has become politicized

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Lawmakers seem to agree the Presidential Transition Act could use some work

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Congress, employee groups ramp up pressure to block Schedule F executive order

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Federal workforce needs to be a priority — no really, a top priority this time, advocates say

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New executive order could strip civil service protections from ‘wide swaths’ of federal workforce

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

How VBA turned customer feedback into new legislation in two weeks

Agencies are increasingly turning to online feedback as a way to communicate and respond to their customers during the pandemic. In the case of the Veterans…

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ICYMI: Former presidents, celebrities honor winners of 2020 Sammies

Did you miss this year’s all-virtual, star-studded Sammies? Check out our short recap video.

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How agencies can improve recruitment and hiring without Congress’ help

Some agencies will have to continue to take it on themselves to improve the personnel recruitment and hiring practices everyone professes to hate.

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