Policy and Funding


Energy not ready for public cloud

As many agencies migrate services to public cloud environments, the Energy Department is holding back.

FISMA continues to challenge

Ten years after it first passed, FISMA continues to frustrate agencies trying to comply with its requirements.

Agencies struggle with transparency compliance

Federal agencies gear up for another revision of their open government plans, but how many will follow through?

John Berry: Federal managers 'the last piece of the puzzle' in telework

OPM director stresses managers' role in making telework work.

Senator toughens up on DOD's money transfers

DOD warned to stop transferring funds without justification.

Federal agencies faced surge of FOIA requests last year

The Obama administration performed better on FOIA in 2011, but still struggled to keep up with demand.

OPM misses nearly half of FY2011 performance goals

Assessment reveals hits and misses over 24 key performance metrics.

Government eyes flexible retention to prevent brain drain

Flexible retention is "absolutely the future," according to one workplace expert.

Can DOD preserve science and technology as budget ax swings?

DOD officials are calling to prioritize science and technology funding to enable a more agile future force.

Rep. Gerry Connolly's agenda

As it turns out, federal employees do have someone in their corner. Rep. Gerry Connolly intends to fight to keep IT management and workforce issues from being compromised by hasty, ill-conceived policies and legislation.

Why the president's budget request matters

Although it's unlikely to pass, the president's budget request shapes the technology agenda.

OPM's IT again under fire

An oversight committee wants answers on why the communications effort for a fellows program was marred with errors.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!