This bill, the latest in a series of department-specific reforms, provides a good look at both the approach and the substance of reforms we should expect to see in the rest of the federal government.
Joe Kim, senior VP and global chief technology officer, SolarWinds, makes the case for why federal CIOs to better understand the hybrid network model.
Adding Other Direct Costs to the Professional Services Schedule would increase opportunities for agencies to achieve comprehensive services solutions.
Experts from REI Systems detail three hurdles to avoid when moving to an agile methodology.
The VA secretary is not merely angry at the MPSB’s recent request to reinstate Brian Hawkins, he’s determined to fire him
Randy Silvey, president Silverlight Financial, details an idea to help educate federal employees on saving for retirement.
Federal Drive’s Tom Temin encounters a powerful reminder from a small church.
Josh DeLung, a manager at ICF, says to innovate regularly agency leaders shouldn’t get hung up on the notion that every idea has to be the big one.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says sequestration is the ultimate boogeyman under the bed in this federally oriented town, where furloughs and government shutdowns can and do happen.
Roughly one in three federal workers is eligible to retire today, but many are waiting for their agencies to offer buyouts, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
The processes that the civil service uses may be broken, or at least badly in need of repairs, but the civil service workforce is far from broken.
David Menzel, founding member of Secure Journeys and sales director-government markets, SITA, makes the case as to why Congress should invest in technology to improve airport security around areas such as baggage claim, check-in areas and parking lots.
Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, discusses OFPP’s draft circular implementing category management for common goods and services.
One aspect of the civil service that is ripe for reform is the position classification process. Federal HR expert Jeff Neal says people outside government struggle to understand the meaning of the hundreds of job series that are included in vacancy announcements.