A yearend tribute to guests of the Federal Drive.
Members of Congress don’t seem so bad when you meet them individually. So why is the totality of the institution such a disaster?
The effort to erect a consolidated DHS headquarters has spanned three presidents and five secretaries. So far.
The Small Business Administration saves hundreds of thousands of dollars in redundant hardware through aggressive cloud adoption.
Over a long working life, it’s the people you remember.
Why would TSA bring extra problems on itself by suppressing information and appearing to protect people whose practices dishonor the people trying to do a good job?
The COINS Act would ban the production of pennies for 10 years, cease the printing of dollar bills and revive dollar coins to replace them.
An original Congressional sin sets up a brawl over CFPB.
Grant and contract spending reported under the DATA Act is practically useless.
The intelligence community is doing what other organizations do when under siege — they burnish their image.
The bicycle commuter who flipped off President Trump’s motorcade worked as a federal contractor. When she was identified, her boss fired her.
Federal agencies strive for online service that matches the private sector, but sometimes private-sector service stinks.
Crystal Philcox, assistant commissioner for operations at the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, is a good example of how federal service can run in families.
As the press for systems modernization and greater cybersecurity continue, expect more agencies to evaluate this technology.