Management


Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites - NOAA

NOAA satellite programs earn mixed reviews

Independent review team notes progress on most recommendations, but concerns linger of a gap in coverage "that could be months or years in duration."

GAO

9 keys to avoiding another HealthCare.gov

Testimony from GAO's Powner on best practices for IT spending.

NIST image of eye for iris scan

After 17 years, still no biometric exit system

Falling costs might make a mandate from 1996 easier to fulfill.

woman teleworking outdoors

Federal agencies still lagging on telework programs

Three years after the Telework Enhancement Act, agencies still struggle to allow remote work, survey shows.

cloud concept with man in suit

DISA cloud contract deadline extended again

The Enterprise Storage Service II contract will be worth up to $427 million.

stethoscope on keyboard

HealthCare.gov risks still unclear

A congressional panel questions administration officials about the Obamacare website.

Richard Spires

IT infrastructure: Critical for long-term success

Richard Spires considers the possibilities of consolidation — and the structural obstacles to overcome.

twitter graphic

Toting up federal tweets

Social media management firm offers a glimpse into why some agencies hit their tweeting stride more often than others.

Eric Shinseki

VA stymied in trying to provide responses to Congress

The VA's inspector general has rejected the department secretary's plan to provide answers to long-outstanding questions.

data to decisions III report

Lessons learned in federal analytics programs

Report details 'mature data programs' that allow federal managers to discover what works and what doesn't.

Henry Chao, testifying before Congress in July 2013

HealthCare.gov launched with security risks, documents show

Chao tells Congress the site's authority to operate was granted in a 'fairly nonstandard way.'

man walking away

Feds' job satisfaction continues to dive

The survey responses reflect dips in morale based on sequestration furloughs, pay freezes, reduced opportunities for training and travel, and workplace satisfaction -- all before the shutdown, which happened after the survey was complete.