Forces are building for fundamental reform. But the White House needs to lead more.
In a sense, it also take a village to take down a major Medicare fraud ring — 400 defendants, including 57 doctors, 162 nurses and 36 pharmacists.
Slew of bills helping the Veterans Affairs Department shows how much Congress can get done within a limited scope.
The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are saddled with real estate they can’t get rid of. Agencies are adept at adding, but slow to eliminate the obsolete.
You’ve heard of agile software development? This Marine Corps engineer took an agile approach to re-designing body armor.
After the collapse of the FBI headquarters project, will some sort of sanity or regulation ever come to federal construction?
Without a serious effort at automation, the many segments of the cybersecurity response and kill-chain threaten to overwhelm security operations and information security staffs.
VA fired, demoted or gave long suspensions to 749 people since Jan. 20. But it doesn’t say what they did.
Peter Tran, the general manager and senior director for worldwide advanced cyber defense practice at RSA, takes what he calls an edgier view of cybersecurity than the average cat.
When it comes to continuous monitoring for cybersecurity – and its companion strategy of continuous diagnostics and mitigation – federal agency practitioners need to be realistic about how they apply the words “monitoring” and “continuous.”
The so-called “Obamaphone” is back into the news in recent days because of a GAO report on the Federal Communication Commission’s Lifeline program.
For federal contractors, summer vacations can be problematic. That’s because the start of summer also brings the last fiscal quarter and the scramble to use funds before they run out. It’s a more concentrated issue this year because of how late Congress approved the 2017 budget. David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, provides an overview of the next 11 weeks on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Glenn Johnson is mayor of Pullman, Washington, a this city of 30,000 people in the southeast corner of the state. He tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin why he opposes a Trump administration proposal to privatize air traffic control.
The Army spends in the neighborhood of $20 billion a year to develop and buy weapons. But it has trouble developing sound requirements, and now it has an issue with its requirements workforce. Marie Mak, director of acquisition and sourcing management issues at the Government Accountability Office, offers insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Public affairs officers, like their PR counterparts in business, have the task of responding to reporters who probably have difficult questions. The PAOs’ bosses would like to skip it and have the reporters to go away. That’s not a recipe for great public communications. Chris O’Neil, a federal public affairs officer and the president-elect of the National Association of Government Communicators, offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.