Suzanne Kubota

  • Our Mutual Friend At Work

    Most federal workers, no matter how critical their jobs, are accustomed to working behind the scenes and away from the spotlight. And it was that way with our late colleague Suzanne Kubota who loved her job, loved federal workers and loved making all of us look better. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey takes a look at Suzanne’s life.

  • The day after Independence Day

    Lots of people took the day off – from work and from reading – yesterday. Which is why senior correspondent Mike Causey saved his favorite Independence Day tribute for the day after.

  • Suzanne Kubota remembered for her wit, creativity

    Suzanne Kubota,’s digital content manager, died Saturday after a short illness. For over 10 years, Suzanne was responsible for updating the Federal News Radio homepage each day. Today we remember and honor her.

  • Bhagowalia says goodbye to DC, hello to Hawaii

    CIO Sonny Bhagowalia says best practices of information resource management translate across federal and state sectors. At the heart of the job is to remember who you serve.

  • This Old Pentagon better than brand new

    It will probably be another 50 years before the Pentagon needs renovating. DoD’s Sajeel Ahmed details the latest effort.

  • NOAA continues cloud pilots

    NOAA is going with Google Apps for agency-wide e-mail and collaboration platform for its 25,000 employees, contractors and associates working across the country and around the world. NOAA CIO Joseph Klimavicz explains the process.

  • USPS: What’s left to cut?

    The Postal Service is looking for costs to cut even as Congress makes it spend more. Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman explains.

  • Analysis: FEHB changes coming to your wallet

    Changes to the computation of group rates in the FEHBP are coming. We talk with Checkbook’s Walton Francis about what that may mean for you.

  • HR University brings training to the 21st century

    Kathryn Medina, the executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, spearheaded the first Federal Human Resources HR University and helped develop a framework for HR University. She is a 2011 Causey Award winner.

  • As Kundra leaves, who will reform federal IT?

    Vivek Kundra, the federal government’s first chief information officer, plans to step down. Who will follow and what will be most at risk? We ask Ed Meagher, former deputy CIO at VA and DOI.