DorobekInsider: What you read 11.28 through 12.05 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and

The most read stories from the week of Nov. 28 through Dec. 5, 2009…

…from the

  1. DorobekInsider: USDA gets approval for employee buy outs from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  2. DorobekInsider EXCLUSIVE: USDA undertakes extensive management reorg – downgrading the CIO, CFO
  3. DorobekInsider on DC’s NewsChannel 8 tonight talking about the war on “social networking”
  4. DorobekInsider: The buzz of the Input holiday party 2009
  5. DorobekInsider: Most read stories Nov. 22-28 on the DorobekInsider, the DailyDebrief, and
  6. DorobekInsider: USDA gets push back on massive management reorg, GovExec reports; USDA remains silent
  7. DorobekInsider: NYT covers concern over Scientology’s buy of Governing
  8. DorobekInsider: USDA gets early out approval from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  9. DorobekInsider: USDA officials offer more details on management reorganization
  10. DorobekInsider: Happy (belated) Thanksgiving 2009
  11. DorobekInsider: What are the stories that shaped the government’s world in the past decade? FederalNewsRadio asks…, the announcement of the Daily Debrief’s December series, The Stories of the Decade, where we look at the stories that shaped government for the first decade of the 21st century
  12. DorobekInsider: Gov 2.0 moves beyond ’social media’ — and why it’s more than semantics
  13. DorobekInsider: What you read in November 2009 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief and FederalNewsR
  14. Ed DeSeve to join the Obama administration
  15. DorobekInsider: New sales hires for Federal News Radio 1500 AM and WTOP radio
  16. DorobekInsider: What you read for the week of Nov. 15-21 on DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and Feder
  17. DorobekInsider: OMB hires performance guru Shelley Metzenbaum
  18. DorobekInsider: Stories of the Decade: Looking at the changing government marketplace
  19. Jerry Williams to take the HUD CIO helm
  20. DorobekInsider: The USDA CIO to go to a career person – Chris Smith

from the Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris

  1. How your Thrift Savings Plan has changed over the past decade, part of the Daily Debrief’s December series, The Stories of the Decade
  2. TSP Snapshot Snippet: Economic recovery, improved TSP?
  3. Plan to listen to Your Turn on Wednesday for Open Season advice
  4. Does having a security clearance mean you have to give up those Web 2.0 tools?
  5. How to avoid getting into trouble while shopping online at work
  6. FireEye partners with In-Q-Tel to secure Intelligence Community
  7. Tom Davis: ‘Mindset has changed markedly’ on procurement
  8. USDA’s Donald Sanders discusses employee reorganization
  9. Monday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  10. Tuesday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  11. Using Web 2.0 tools the correct way to accomplish your agency mission
  12. Public ranks government healthcare Web sites high in new report
  13. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator describes goals
  14. FEMA director says agency tackles more than just hurricanes
  15. Participants borrow less from their TSP accounts
  16. New best practices at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office save time, taxpayer dollars
  17. How Web 2.0 and Gov 2.0 have changed the business of government
  18. GAO: Parts of USPS Intelligent Mail program running behind schedule
  19. How health IT is saving lives, changing medicine
  20. Agencies sued for policy documents on 2.0 information collection
  21. How OPM will make its decision to close government if there’s snow
  22. New program, ‘Random Hacks of Kindness’ to help with disaster relief
  23. How the USO is helping the troops – and what you can do to lend a hand
  24. NRC negotiates new contract with NTEU
  25. WiRE tool helps managers, agencies with risk evaluation
  26. OMB Watch unveils new aspect of
  27. Our own Amy Morris bartends at the American Small Business Coalition holiday mixer
  28. Sniping on the Hill affecting the business of government
  29. Decade of disasters, war changed government contracting
  30. House committee gets an update about Walter Reed National Medical Center move
  31. NIST reassures agencies on FISMA compliance; do feds know enough about cybersecurity?
  32. DARPA Network Challenge
  33. Will House healthcare bill affect the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program?
  34. Skeptics on Capitol Hill told 30,000 more troops can win war
  35. DHS launches response plan for cyber attacks
  36. National Institute of Standards and Technology has a new director
  37. Lawmakers continue to discuss turning unused sick leave into TSP dollars
  38. TSP continues success; memo details participant behavior
  39. Details about NSA cyberattack during Bush administration revealed
  40. Examining the role of China in U.S. cybersecurity policy
  41. Friday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  42. Excerpt: Spires changing the face of DHS’s technology
  43. Friday Fun Day!
  44. Changes coming to role of DoD CIO?
  45. Your Turn preview: A pay raise in your future?
  46. Smokey the Cyber-Secure Bear coming to an office near you?
  47. DHS readies for EAGLE v. 2.0
  48. Sneak peak: Achieving a clean audit opinion
  49. Security concerns raised after ‘party crashers’ enter White House

and from

  1. Almost three quarters of all feds have HSPD-12 cards
  2. and Ed DeSeve v. Stephen Colbert
  3. OPM says safety is paramount in government closure decisions
  4. NRC inks new contract, includes improved worker benefits
  5. USDA’s major reorg driven by focus on performance, results
  6. White House cuts federal pay raise
  7. DHS slows pace to add more oversight
  8. Virginia Governor calls BRAC an ‘amazing mixture’ of news
  9. Who is in charge at the new Walter Reed?
  10. Sens. Akaka, Voinovich call for new security clearance oversight council
  11. New DoD CIO still unknown, but role will not change
  12. GSA CFO celebrates another ‘clean audit opinion’
  13. Salary Council suggests locality pay increase for 2011
  14. GSA, DHS ready RFPs for Security LOB
  15. OMB wants latest data on green purchasing
  16. Recovery Board’s DeVaney urges tough penalties for non-compliance
  17. Northrop Grumman invests in cybersecurity research
  18. Northrop Grumman invests in federal cybersecurity
  19. Federal shared services effort gets push from new executive forum
  20. Intelligence Community plans workforce of the future
  21. Almost half of all feds have HSPD-12 cards
  22. GSA to update the acquisition career management system
  23. Senate committee increases civilian pay raise to 2.9 percent for 2010
  24. Federal News Radio Reports
  25. DoD makes NSPS pay raise equal to GS employees
  26. Senate: Con artists are using stimulus scams to fleece citizens
  27. VA issues draft RFP for new IT hardware, software contract
  28. Administration to set new vision for ID management
  29. Another LTC “error” affects 70,000 federal workers
  30. NASA issues first RFP under I3P program
  31. Some insurance companies leave Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan as Open Season approaches
  32. OMB’s new performance framework to combine the best of the past
  33. How to work around FEHBP’s fewer choices and higher costs
  34. GSA leases new space to begin modernization
  35. NSPS another step closer to ending; FERS ‘flu’ cure a “done deal”
  36. Rep. Towns plans to fight file over-sharing
  37. Insourcing debate heats up over agencies stealing employees
  38. Transition out of NSPS begins
  39. OPM’s Berry deals out first set of civil service reform suggestions
  40. House committee does not address civilian pay raise for 2010
  41. Feds strike a blow for teleworking
  42. Rank-and-file FPS officers speak out on federal facility security woes
  43. Social Security disability claims progress threatened by state furloughs
  44. Advice for FERS employees scared about retirement
  45. GSA headquarters to become model green building
  46. DHS to recompete unrestricted portion of EAGLE contract
  47. GSA releases FY 2010 per diem rates
  48. No COLA in 2010 not all bad news
  49. OMB taking IT LOB to the cloud
  50. DoD IT experts open up about cloud deployment