When medical device manufacturer Medtronic developed what amounts to an artificial pancreas, it had the potential to help millions with Type One diabetes.
The Postal Inspector General found that, in some districts, official time, while legal, got out of hand because it wasn’t managed properly.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Government Accountability Office shows just how often agencies have had to deal with Congress not passing an actual budget.
Amid the “chaos and complexity” of the Internet of Things are basic cybersecurity rules agencies can follow to secure devices but not suffocate innovation.
For contractors in the middle, life can be tougher, says Paul Murphy, senior data analyst at Bloomberg Government.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management sets up its second official emergency leave transfer program of this month.
Both the Veterans Affairs and Interior Departments are moving federal employees out of Washington, D.C., and into consolidated regional offices.
Opioids to asteroids: agencies, industry and academia trade knowledge, but not dollars.
Tens of thousands of feds are still working around the clock in six states in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
NASA is using a special contracting system known as non-reimbursable space act agreements to obtain the latest in space technologies.
The Army Corps of Engineers was part of the all-of-government response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
In today’s Federal Newscast, House lawmakers continue the prohibition of using any funding to pay for competitions using Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76.
The Air Force chief of staff says he’s giving local commanders more discretion on crew resting periods. The broader point, he says, is to give wings and squadrons authority to run their missions without interference from headquarters.
The president might call it “reorganization.” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin might call it “modernization.” But the general principles are the same.
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