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Federal List: 6 memorable moments in federal social media

After a hesitant beginning, the federal government has begun to embrace social media in a big way. Here are a few of the most creative forays.

Rising Star: Chris Ogden

As an incident response analyst at Creative Computing Solutions, Ogden implemented a workflow process undergirding cybersecurity support.

Rising Star: Shayla Parker

Shayla Parker, assistant product director in the Army's Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, led the implementaton of a system that is part of the troop deployment process.

DHS seeks future all-stars from program manager ranks

DHS official sees managers toiling in obscurity as a farm team, people to train and mentor so that they can step in larger leadership roles in the future.

OPM's Berry finds it 'incredibly crazy' that claims process not automated yet

OPM's retirement claims processing could see a long-awaited makeover in spring 2013, according to the agency's head.

Events for the week ahead

NVTC talks agile development; the Telework Exchange hosts a town hall; and the Coalition for Government Procurement discusses DHS's strategic plan.

Energy Commission creates cybersecurity division in bid to secure critical infrastructure

With cybersecurity legislation so far going nowhere, the agency that oversees the power grid is taking action on its own.

GAO, OPM:  IT skills gap remains a critical concern

First designated as high risk 11 years ago, human capital management is still on the front burner.