In today’s Federal Newscast, the departments of Commerce, Defense, Transportation and Homeland Security are on the clock to figure out how best to secure the systems that support global positioning satellites and related critical infrastructure.
Andre Mendes, who has been acting CIO at the Commerce Department since August, is now the permanent technology leader. Beth Angerman, the former GSA principal deputy associate administrator in the Office of Governmentwide Policy, found a new home in the private sector.
Congress had once anticipated as many as 1,000 federal employees would use phased retirement at any given time. But eight years after lawmakers signed off on the program, participation still falls well short of original expectations.
The departments of Transportation and Energy have turned to machine learning tools to get a better handle of their data, but officials say those tools will only get them so far.
Why do people feel a possible need to sleep at the office? GSA would like to remind workers they can’t.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Commerce Department’s inspector general is running an audit of the bureau’s cybersecurity measures.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs launched a new training program to help employees impacted by the agency’s ongoing electronic health record modernization.
Ryan Cote, the Transportation Department’s chief information officer, said by bringing together technology management and delivery under his office, the modes would be freed to focus on mission and receive better, cost-effective services.
Jimmy Jones, who spent the last 20 years in federal service at the departments of Education, Interior and Transportation and the Recovery Board, is one of several people on the move in the federal IT and acquisition community.
New retention bonuses for Border Patrol agents who enter into a 12-month service agreement become available in May.