Wishing federal employees a Happy July Fourth holiday while Mike Causey is on vacation this week.
Jake Bittner, the CEO of Qlarion, explains how agencies can add more value to the open data movement.
Guest columnist Nancy Crosby writes that talk of cuts to federal retirement benefits is nothing new, but the rumored tsunami of retirement has been reduced to a slow and steady leak of attrition.
Guest columnist Marc Harris, a retired federal employee, offers his gratitude for the huge numbers of civilian employees who supported the war effort.
Section 846 is the latest procurement reform initiative that seeks to strike the right balance between unique government requirements and acquisition streamlining.
Guest columnist Abraham Grungold, a federal employee and burgeoning financial coach in Florida, offers his federal employee retirement planning checklist.
While Mike Causey is on vacation, guest columnist Steve Hellem addresses the issues and challenges he believes face federal government employees at this point in a new administration.
Why it’s good to temporarily ignore the news once in a while. If can restore your faith in fellow citizens.
Bob Stevens, the vice president of public sector for Lookout, explains what agencies need to do today to secure smartphones and tablets.
Averages are tricky, especially when investing. Thrift Savings Plan investors who go by average returns must look backward. But how do you do it, and how helpful are averages?
The former DHS CHCO says there are other options for OPM that would be easier to implement, accomplish similar results and gain more support from both sides of the aisle.
Guest writer Wayne Abba, a retired DoD employee says the optimal balance between regulation and self-reliant industry is elusive, with the pendulum swinging between “insight” and “oversight.”
This time one year ago lobbyists who represent feds and retirees were quietly hoping that Congress would tear off only a couple of chunks from the embattled Federal Employees Retirement System. Then a funny thing happened on the way: Nothing.
Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neals says although he might disagree with some of the details, the proposal has enough goodness in it that it should not be reflexively dismissed.