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Big ideas about big data could win prizes

NASA and other agencies are hosting a series of competitions to gain ideas regarding some challenges of big data.

Why branding matters -- even in government

More focus on building and enhancing the employer brand could help agencies find and keep talent.

NASA learns the dark side of a sunny outlook

When exploring the solar system, NASA's 'we can do it' attitude is critical for success. On more down-to-earth projects, however, it can create problems.

The mobile revolution could transform the next-generation federal workforce

Today's children are tomorrow's workforce -- plugged in, connected and ready for an office without walls. Will the government be ready for them?

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.

Sequstration could cut off some suppliers for agencies

Agencies rely on small firms for their operations, but many of those companies don't have the cushion to survive harsh cutbacks from sequestration.

NASA, SBA use Google+ to praise small business

Small businesses have played a key role in the Mars Curiosity mission and are a core part of the space agency's strategy, according to its administrator.

How a few words could change small-business set-aside picture

The Obama administration is trying to change some wording in the acquisition rules make it easier to set aside R&D solicitations.

Augmented reality: Where the real and virtual worlds meet

Agencies have quietly been adding augmented reality to their bag of tech tricks for years.

NASA scores high on innovation

Feds are gung-ho about innovation, but managers are still on the fence.

NASA beefs up telework plan

The space agency seeks to complement its Work From Anywhere program with new mobility strategy.

NASA logs Web services savings

A switch to Web services for cloud-based infrastructure is paying off.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

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