Steve Kelman reports on some public servants who are unlikely to make the papers.
While Congress takes potshots at pay and bonuses, top government executives say the SES is being decimated by morale problems and a reluctance of talented managers to join their ranks.
The outgoing leader of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies discusses the value of moving from government to industry and back.
Technical chops and hard work are still critical, but advancing into agency leadership demands a much broader skill set.
Though the contracting system is relatively low-tech -- its underlying application cost less than $1 million -- it could have profound implications for DOD policy planning.
The Office of Personnel Management hopes combining databases on those with access to clearance investigations will bolster security.
Budget cuts caused several agencies to rework plans for funding IT projects or dispense with them altogether, says a GAO report.
A Democratic senator says "clear legal authority and processes to facilitate a seamless response" are still needed to effectively combat cyber threats, and the White House acknowledges "we still have more work to do."
As civilian agencies expand their use of unmanned aerial systems, the vehicles themselves are as varied as the missions.
With a year of fiscal calm on the horizon, federal contractors are forecasting a jump in revenue, according to a Deltek survey.
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