President Obama’s first brush with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency was ignominious. Out for lunch in May 2009, at a Five Guys burger franchise in Washington, the new president started to shake the hands of other customers, TV cameras in tow. Then he turned to men with government ID badges.
The White House on Wednesday sent to Congress a legislative proposal that would establish an independent commission to sift through more than 12,000 excess federal properties and streamline the process of either selling or demolishing them.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) thinks selling the Navy and Air Force on its cloud-based email system is a question of when, not if.
Maj. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, DISA’s vice director, told reporters Tuesday that DISA was in active negotiations with the other two military departments even as it moves through the process of transitioning the Army’s 900,000 email users to its new internal cloud-based enterprise email system.
Federal employees may be getting a bit of a reprieve from the perception problem that is not of their making.
Workers who responded to tornadoes in the south and the multiple feds who played key roles in tracking down Osama bin Laden are lifting the fog that has settled around the federal government after months of bad news and disparaging comments.