Public vs. private pay, management training and probationary period lengths were at the center of a discussion on how the federal workforce has gone wrong and how the problems might get fixed.
While the safety record of the FAA-operated air traffic control system leads the world, stakeholders are concerned about the slow pace of technological upgrades.
Agencies and industry face mounting challenges as young, telecommuting employees feel less engaged with their work. How can leaders keep talent from disconnecting or leaving altogether?
A new survey of federal IT professionals found that 51 percent need a day or more to find and fix app performance problems.
After two decades of good intentions, it's time for an enterprise strategy for IT acquisition and management.
Interactive, regularly scheduled meetings are the best way to share information with employees and address their concerns.
Twenty firms named to $7.9 billion network operations and infrastructure solutions contract.
Government needs more talented techies. Is low pay keeping them away, or is it the snail's pace – and tortured process – of federal hiring that's turning them off?
All agencies are required to designate a senior official at the assistant secretary level to oversee records management policy, but not all have.
Rising Star awards honor individuals doing great things today -- and who are likely to be filling the senior slots tomorrow.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The Marine Corps' top IT leader is winding down a 34-year career.
Excepted-service hiring authority is a welcome tool for some agencies, but it's temporary relief in the ongoing struggle to snatch up digital services talent — and it has been a long time coming.
An ambitious deadline to transition U.S. control over a key piece of global Internet architecture to an international multi-stakeholder group will likely not be met.
"You can't manage what you can't measure," was the message delivered by Sen. Tom Carper.
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