Advocating data center consolidation and optimization as a priority could be a tough sell to the Donald Trump administration, but the federal IT community has courted the White House by framing the issue within the narrative of the president’s soon-to-emerge cybersecurity executive order.
President Donald Trump wants to hire 5,000 more Border Patrol agents and 10,000 more Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. However, federal law enforcement representatives told lawmakers on Wednesday their organizations have too many managers and not enough staff-level employees.
Nearly two years after Congress passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, the intelligence community says it’s laid the groundwork for a public-private cyber threat hub, but it’s still far from the “cyber 911” that lawmakers and agencies envisioned.
President Donald Trump suggested large cuts to civilian agency spending in his fiscal 2018 federal budget proposal last week. What does this mean for morale at your agency? Let us know by taking our anonymous survey.
For all their momentum, the postal reform bills are built on a careful set of compromises, which is why lawmakers from both sides of the aisle issued the same warning at a markup hearing on Thursday: Don’t let perfect be the enemy of the good.
President Donald Trump has called for sweeping cuts to civilian agency spending in his fiscal 2017-18 federal budget proposal, which the White House released Thursday.
The Office of Personnel Management was almost spared from making any tough calls this winter over whether to close federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area or delay commutes for the federal workforce.
The Office of Personnel Management has decided to open the federal government in the Washington, D.C. area on a three-hour delay on Tuesday with the option for unscheduled telework or leave.
The Office of Personnel Management has decided to open federal government offices in the Washington, D.C. area on a three-hour delay on Tuesday with the option for unscheduled telework or unscheduled leave for non-emergency federal employees.
GAO Comptroller Gene Dodaro told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin that the agency’s seen significant progress in getting troubled federal projects off its High-Risk List.
The Office of Personnel Management posted its highest backlog of federal retirement claims since October 2015, though it will likely spend the rest of the year bringing that total down, now that its “busy season” is over.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he anticipates a “special renaissance for the Department of Commerce” that includes making it the best place to work in the federal government.
Despite the Trump administration’s rocky relationship with the federal workforce, former Deputy Labor Secretary Chris Lu says listening to the career civil service can ensure campaign promises translate well into actionable policy.
Recruiting and hiring cybersecurity talent has long been an uphill battle for the federal government, but the National Institute of Standards and Technology wants to make sure that President Donald Trump’s 90-day hiring freeze won’t make the problem worse.
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