Kathleen McShane, who oversees the Small Business Administration’s Women’s Business Centers, enjoys mentoring women and encouraging them to take the next steps to launch their businesses.
Bright spots in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show particular progress at some of the largest agencies, including DoD and Homeland Security.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
The Office of Management and Budget says some agencies have acknowledged the administration’s initiative to build evidence-based policy agendas with varying degrees of success. Agencies that have become leaders in this space are embracing employee feedback.
Jim McCarthy, chairman of the board of directors of Novume Solutions, Inc., suggests ways small businesses can be successful federal contractors.
The Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) held its annual Leadership Awards Celebration and reception, honoring individuals from agencies, nonprofits and private sector companies for their work in IT management, cybersecurity, big data and more.
Linda McMahon, the head of the Small Business Administration, thinks her agency is a hidden gem in the federal government, but she’s looking to change that.
Some agencies are linking data to performance management in order to make more informed, evidence-based decisions about spending on their programs.