Forces are building for fundamental reform. But the White House needs to lead more.
In part 2 of his column about category management, IBM’s Tim Wood details how agencies can get started.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says if it’s true that all politics is local, D.C. feds may get a major political assist from beyond-the-Beltway feds that could save their retirement plan.
Tim Wood, vice president and partner for the Supply Chain Management Practice, IBM Global Business Services, details how agencies can take advantage of the concept of cognitive category management to save money and drive efficiencies.
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.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says past performance isn’t a predictor in financial markets, and federal investors are nervously wondering what to do with their TSP accounts when the next big, long overdue correction hits.
Does the government fire enough people? Does it deal effectively with poor performers? Is the disciplinary and adverse action process effective? The answer to all three questions is probably no.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says despite it being home to Congress, Washington, D.C. takes the least vacation time of any other major American city.
Dan Magneson, a fish biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discusses how decisions he made 25 years ago led to an unexpected retirement windfall.
You’ve heard of agile software development? This Marine Corps engineer took an agile approach to re-designing body armor.
Steve Bennett, Ph.D., director of SAS’ Global Government Practice, explains how agencies can use their data to make better decisions.
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